AAMI Foundation & ACCE's Robert L. Morris Humanitarian Award


About this 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.

Candidates must demonstrate:

  • Active participation in meaningful worldwide healthcare technology related projects for at least three or more years.
  • A leading role in planning or implementing healthcare technology, international outreach or educational programs.
  • Volunteerism and altruistic components associated with these international projects.
  • Outstanding qualities as a positive role model, and a passion and dedication whether through work-related humanitarian efforts or through “extra-curricular activities” as exemplified by Robert Morris.

Candidates should demonstrate:

  • An impact on quality, accessibility, efficacy, and/or safety of health technology deployment and/or application in international regions.
  • Actions of sharing program outcomes through oral and/or printed mediums.
  • Facilitation to establish a sustainable program.

NOTE: This award is not limited to engineers; biomedical equipment technicians, engineers, physicians, computer software engineers, and government and non-profit employees may qualify. Thanks to the generous support of ACCE, this award includes a check for $1,000 and a plaque, to be presented at the AAMI Exchange.

Now accepting 2024 Award applications- submit your nomination here! The deadline is Friday, Jan. 19, 2024. For more information, contact awards@aami.org.

View previous award winners here.


2023 Award Winner

  • Shauna Mullally

    Shauna Mullally, Manager, Health Technology Planning, Infrastructure Planning Division, Department of Health and Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories