2022 Healthcare Awareness &  Recognition Calendar

Throughout 2022, there are key days, weeks, and months dedicated to generating awareness for important health topics and professions.

Healthcare awareness days are centered around recognizing your health care staff – making them a great addition to your employee engagement and recognition program strategies.

Whether you’re a healthcare professional, HR employee, employer, or educator, mark these days on your calendar to plan for awareness day activities. If you need help planning awareness day activities, contact us!

January

Awareness Days:

  • 12: National Pharmacist Day
  • 25: Nurses Day

All Month:

  • National Blood Donor Month

February

Awareness Weeks:

  • 1-7: Peri-Anesthesia Nurse Week
  • 1-7: Patient Recognition Week
  • 14-20: Cardiovascular Professionals Week
  • 15-19: Phlebotomists Recognition Week

All Month:

  • American Health Month

March

Awareness Days:

  • 10: Registered Dietician Nutritionist Day
  • 30: National Doctor’s Day

Awareness Weeks:

  • 1-5: Employee Appreciation Week
  • 14-20: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week
  • 15-19: Health Care HR Professionals Week
  • 29-Apr. 4: Anesthesia Tech Week

April

Awareness Days:

  • 21: Administrative Professionals Day

Awareness Weeks:

  • 4-10: Patient Access Week
  • 18- 24: Medical Lab Professionals Week
  • 18 -24: Volunteer Appreciation Week
  • 26-30: Transplant Nurses Week
  • 26-30: Patient Experience Week

All Month:

  • Occupational Therapy Month

May

Awareness Weeks:

  • 6 -12: National Nurses’ Week
  • 9-15: National Hospital Week
  • 9-15: National Skilled Nursing Care Week
  • 9-15: Neuroscience Nurses Week
  • 16-23: Healthcare Technology Management Week
  • 16-22: Healthcare Documentation Integrity Week (Medical Records)
  • 18: National Speech Pathologist Day

All Month:

  • Critical Care Recognition Month
  • Oncology Nurses Month
  • National Mental Health Month

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June

Awareness Weeks:

  • 15-21: Men’s Health Week
  • 17-24: National Nursing Assistant Week
  • 21-25: Health Risk Management Week

All Month:

  • National Safety Month

July

Awareness Weeks:

  • 11-17: National Therapeutic Week

August

Awareness Weeks:

  • 8-14: National Health Center Week
  • 23-29: Health Unit Coordinator Week

September

Awareness Weeks:

  • 5-11: Vascular Nurses Week
  • 13-19: Neonatal Nurses Week
  • 20-24: Nursing Professional Development Week

All Month:

  • Pain Awareness Month
  • Childhood Cancer Month

October

Awareness Weeks:

  • 3-9: Healthcare Supply Chain Week
  • 10-16: Emergency Nurses Week
  • 11-16: Dialysis Technician Recognition Week
  • 24-30: National Healthcare Facilities & Engineering Week
  • 24-30: National Respiratory Care Week

November

Awareness Weeks:

  • 1-7: National Patient Transport Week
  • 7-13: National Nurse Practitioner Week
  • 7-13: National Radiological Technology Week

December

Awareness Days:

  • 5: International Volunteer Day

Awareness Weeks:

  • 5-11: National Hand Washing Awareness Week

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Topics: Employee Recognition, Healthcare

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C.A. Short Company

For more than 80 years, C.A. Short Company has been a leader in the employee engagement and recognition industry. Through our People Are Everything™ recognition platform and engagement solutions, we help organizations inspire, reward, and retain their most valuable assets: their people.