AAMI & GE Healthcare BMET of the Year Award

This award is given to a biomedical equipment technician (BMET) to recognize individual dedication, achievement, and excellence in the field of healthcare technology management.

Candidates must demonstrate:

  • Achievement and sustained excellence through specific contributions to the profession.
  • Achievement of the ICC Certification: CBET, CRES, or CLES
  • Employment in the HTM field for 5 years or more

Candidates should demonstrate:

  • Current responsibilities associated with the role of technician/technologist
  • Active participation and leadership in local, state, or national HTM organizations
  • Contributions to share knowledge and experience through speaking engagements or authorship of articles related to HTM
  • Resolution of an HTM challenge or problem in a patient care environment
  • A role in special projects or studies that made a difference to the field

The award consists of a plaque and a $1,500 check to be presented at the 2018 AAMI Annual Conference & Expo in Longbeach, CA.


 AAMI & GE Healthcare BMET of the Year Award Winners

  • 2017 – Scott Hall, CBET
  • 2016 – Carlos Villafañe, CBET, CET, A+, Network+
  • 2015 – James Mazurek, CBET
  • 2014 – Chad D. Sinclair, CBET, CRES
  • 2013 – Richard Swim, CLES, A+, MCSE, CCNA, CCSFP
  • 2012 – Demetrius Dillard, CBET
  • 2011 – Paul Kelley, CBET
  • 2010 – Kelly VanDeWalker, CBET
  • 2009 – David Scott, CBET
  • 2008 – David W. Braeutigam, MBA, CBET
  • 2007 – W. Glenn Scales, CBET
  • 2006 – Dustin Telford, CBET, CRES, CLES
  • 2005 – Glen L. Wolfe, CBET
  • 2004 – Theresa Gorski
  • 2003 – Gregory S. Duncan, CBET
  • 2002 – Dennis R. Edwards, CBET
  • 2001 – Dennis Cox, CBET, CRES, CLES
  • 2000 – David E. Francoeur, CBET
  • 1999 – Michael R. Kauffman, CBET
  • 1998 – John Thomas
  • 1997 – Terrence D. McCartney
  • 1996 – Roger Zielinski
  • 1995 – David Houge, CBET
  • 1994 – Benjamin Ethridge, CBET
  • 1993 – Michael P. Myatt, CBET
  • 1992 – Jahangir Azizi, CBET
  • 1991 – Lance Martucci
  • 1990 – Gail Seput
  • 1989 – Charles Connor, CBET
  • 1981 – Edwel W. Butler, CBET

 

2017 Award Recipient

Scott Hall

Scott Hall, who has been a certified BMET for more than 25 years, has led the biomedical engineering department at the Lexington VA for the past decade. During this time, he has supported front-line technicians, managed the medical equipment management plan and medical device protection program, and interfaced with stakeholders at all levels of the organization. Throughout his career, Hall has mentored young HTM professionals, encouraging their growth and has prioritized his own continuing education.

The next deadline for nominations is February 8, 2018.

For more information, contact Allison Rafti at +1-703-253-8296 or arafti@aami.org.