Each year, AAMI and the AAMI Foundation recognize health technology's leaders and innovators whose efforts have moved the industry forward through awards, grants, and scholarship programs.
The AAMI Foundation's Laufman-Greatbatch Award. This is AAMI's most prestigious award. Named after two pioneers in the field—Harold Laufman, MD and Wilson Greatbatch, PhD—this highly regarded award honors an individual or group that has made a unique and significant contribution to the advancement of healthcare technology and systems, service, patient care, or patient safety.
The AAMI Foundation & ACCE's Robert L. Morris Humanitarian Award. This award—honoring the late humanitarian Robert Morris—recognizes individuals or organizations whose humanitarian efforts have applied healthcare technology to improving global human conditions.
The AAMI Foundation & Institute for Technology in Health Care Clinical Solution Award This award honors a healthcare technology professional (individual or group) that has applied innovative clinical engineering practices or principles to solve one or more significant clinical patient care problems or challenges facing a patient population, community, or group.
The AAMI Foundation & TRIMEDX John D. Hughes Iconoclast Award. This award recognizes an individual who pushes the boundaries of the HTM professional and demonstrates individual excellence, achievement, and leadership.
AAMI & Becton Dickinson's Patient Safety Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievements by healthcare professionals who have made a significant advancement toward the improvement of patient safety.
AAMI’s HTM Leadership Award. This award recognizes individual excellence, achievement, and leadership in the healthcare technology management (HTM) profession.
AAMI & GE Healthcare's 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.
AAMI's Young Professional Award. This award is presented annually to a professional, under the age of 35, who exhibits exemplary professional accomplishments and a commitment to the healthcare profession.
The Spirit of AAMI Award. This award recognizes the outstanding contributions of an AAMI member in volunteer efforts within the association.
AAMI's HTM Association of the Year Award. This award recognizes an AAMI HTM Association that distinguishes itself during the course of the year through outstanding society operations and meetings as well as a commitment to elevating the healthcare technology management (HTM) profession at the local level.
Standards Developer Award, Awarded for major contribution(s) to the development or revision of a specific standard. This award is given to up to five people annually for major contribution(s) to the development or revision of a specific AAMI standard or international (ISO or IEC) standard under development by an international committee or subcommittee administered by AAMI, or for ongoing contribution(s) or service towards notable advances in standards development. Learn more.
AAMI Technical Committee Award. Awarded to an AAMI technical committee o recognize outstanding committee efforts. This award is made to up to two AAMI technical committees (includes AAMI technical committees and working groups, and AAMI technical advisory groups and technical advisory sub-groups) annually to recognize utstanding Committee efforts. Learn more.
The Mary K. Logan Grant Program seeks to stimulate and fund studies that will improve patient safety and help to ensure that healthcare technology promotes positive patient and healthcare provider outcomes. More information.
The Kilmer Scholarship Award provides academic assistance to individuals entering or continuing in the field of microbiological quality or sterility assurance. The scholarships can be applied to field-related undergraduate or graduate programs, including industrial microbiology, engineering (chemical, electrical, mechanical, or biomedical), physics, and pharmacy.
The Kilmer Research Grant provides funds to individuals or groups seeking to advance the science of microbiological quality or sterility assurance through collaborative research. Grant funds will typically be used to offset costs associated with securing materials, products, or services that are critical to the research.