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.
2023 Award Winner
Shauna Mullally, Manager, Health Technology Planning, Infrastructure Planning Division, Department of Health and Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories