AAMI News October 2018

AAMI Opens Nominations for Annual Awards

AwardsWho are your outstanding peers? Now’s the time to give them a chance to stand in the limelight.

Nominations for AAMI’s annual awards are open now. Each year, the healthcare technology community recognizes leaders and innovators who are moving the industry forward. AAMI needs your help! Nominate yourself or other leaders in the industry. Award winners will receive monetary prizes and a plaque commemorating their achievements. Best of all, there will be a celebration at the 2019 AAMI Exchange, the name for the reimagined annual conference, in Cleveland, OH, next June.

There are several types of awards:

  • AAMI Awards recognize achievement inpatient safety and healthcare technology management (HTM) leadership and recognition for biomedical equipment technician (BMET) of the Year, Young Professional, Spirit of AAMI volunteer, and HTM Association of the Year.
  • AAMI Foundation Awards recognize an individual or group for a unique significant contribution to the advancement of healthcare technology and systems, service, patient care, or patient safety; humanitarian efforts to improve global human conditions with healthcare technology; or applied clinical engineering practices or principles to solve patient care problems or challenges.
  • Standards Awards honor major contribution(s) to the development or revision of a standard and to a technical committee.


“We encourage you to nominate all who are working to advance the profession,” said MaryJane Thomas, AAMI director of membership development.

Questions? Reach out to Thomas at mthomas@aami.org.