The AAMI Foundation

The AAMI Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization whose primary mission is to serve the public welfare and improve patient safety by fostering support and recognition for the advancement of healthcare technology management. It does this through the work of safety initiatives, the distribution of scholarships to students, global outreach initiatives, and awards for excellence.

Patient Safety Initiatives


In the News

Biomed, Nurses Team Up on Device Alarm Challenge AAMI News August 2016

Foundation’s Framework Seeks to Reduce Nonactionable Alarms AAMI News July 2016

AAMI Foundation Wins ASAE Gold June 17, 2016


Awards for Excellence

The AAMI Foundation also recognizes individuals for their extraordinary role in improving public health care safety. The AAMI Foundation Awards recognize career achievement as well as superior work in medical instrumentation development, research, and applications, including engineering and related service. Learn more.

Scholarship Program

This program awards scholarships to students aspiring to become biomedical equipment technicians and clinical engineers. Learn more.