This award recognizes outstanding achievements by healthcare professionals who have made a significant advancement toward the improvement of patient safety.
Nominators may submit evidence of activities relevant to this award and to the candidate's achievements. This award includes a plaque and a $1,500 check to be presented at the AAMI Exchange.
Michelle Jump, global regulatory advisor, medical device cybersecurity, at MedSec in Miami Beach, FL
Jump is an industry recognized expert on cybersecurity for medical devices. She has a track record of success for changing the culture around cybersecurity risk to improve patient safety. Jump played an invaluable role at Stryker and CareFusion by incorporating cybersecurity into their product development lifecycles. Her roles included leading the creation of cybersecurity policies, procedures, work instructions, as well as providing workforce education, spreading awareness, and building engagement among teams to make medical device cybersecurity a passion for the entire team.
“It is such an honor for me to be recognized for this prestigious award. I’m inspired every day by the energy and commitment of the people in this industry who are dedicated to bring safety and security to the healthcare,” said Jump. “It takes a village to solve these problems and I love being part of it. I am thrilled and thank AAMI and those involved in my nomination for recognizing me.”