Foundation & TRIMEDX John D. Hughes Iconoclast Award

The deadline is Friday, Jan. 19, 2024
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John Hughes was a longtime AAMI member and leader - a former member of the AAMI Board of Directors, the BI&T Editorial Board, TMC, the Annual Conference Planning Committee, and countless other committees and task forces. John was also one of the early adopters of bridging the gap between clinical engineering and information technology. In honor of John Hughes, this award recognizes an individual who pushes the boundaries of the HTM professional and demonstrates individual excellence, achievement, and leadership.

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Criteria

Candidates must demonstrate:

  • The ability to professionally challenge a commonly held perspective or position that results in moving an HTM program forward.
  • Significant contribution(s) to an important issue(s) facing their organization and/or the industry as a whole that push the general thinking or position currently in place. The nomination should include a specific applicable event or example.
  • A dedication to achievement in their personal career, for example, by achieving certifications, fellowships, or workforce promotions. 

Candidates should demonstrate:

  • Leadership and a professional commitment to the field by writing articles for industry publications, participating in committees, speaking at industry events, or contributing in other ways to the HTM community. 
  • Evidence of HTM leadership and excellence in the workplace through, for example, contributions to management improvements, patient care, cost savings, or improvement in the use or impact of technology.
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Additional Information

Entries for this award must include:

  • Nominator’s cover letter that provides a rationale statement describing the nominee’s significant contribution(s) to an important issue(s) facing their organization and/or the industry as a whole that push the general thinking or position currently in place.
  • This completed nomination form.
  • A current CV/Resume for the nominee
  • One or more letters of recommendation from the past year supporting this nomination from supervisors, colleagues, and industry partners.

Award Winners

2020

George Mills

George Mills

Jones Lang & LaSalle (JLL)

AAMI Foundation & TRIMEDX John D. Hughes Iconoclast Award

Foundation Awards

2021

Carol Davis-Smith

Carol Davis-Smith

Carol Davis-Smith & Associates. LLC

AAMI Foundation & TRIMEDX John D. Hughes Iconoclast Award

Foundation Awards

2023

Stephen L. Grimes

Stephen L. Grimes

Strategic Healthcare Technology Associates, LLC 

AAMI Foundation & TRIMEDX John D. Hughes Iconoclast Award

Foundation Awards

2022

Samantha Jacques

Samantha Jacques

McLaren Health Care

AAMI Foundation & TRIMEDX John D. Hughes Iconoclast Award

Foundation Awards

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