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This award recognizes an individual that has made a significant singular contribution or series of contributions over the course of a career exemplifying the expertise, passion, and spirit that Dr. Detmer has for health policy. The criteria are:

  • Awarded to an individual at any stage of a career for contribution(s) to health policy in biomedical and health informatics.
  • Contribution(s) should be conducted in accordance with the philosophy that all citizens and populations deserve a state-of-the-art health system that provides safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable health care services.
  • Characteristics and achievements of the recipient should include one or more of the following accomplishments: Visionary leadership in the health policy realm; Action-oriented advocacy work producing a regional, national or global result; and Advancement to the domain health policy though-leadership generating a sustainable contribution to the health system.
  • Demonstrated commitment to AMIA through membership.
  • Support of the organization’s mission by acting as a strong advocate for biomedical and health informatics in the public policy arena.

Past Winners

2020

Sarah Collins Rossetti, RN, PhD, FACMI, FAMIA

2019

Carolyn Petersen, MS, MBI, FAMIA

2018

Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD

2017

Susan Hull, MSN, RN-BC, NEA-BC

2016

Mark Frisse, MD, MS, MBA

2015

John D. Halamka, MD, MS

2014

Judy Murphy, RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, FAAN

2013

Charles Safran, MD, FACMI

2012

Charles Friedman, PhD

2011

Julie McGowan, PhD

2010

David W. Bates, MD, MSc

2009

Paul C. Tang, MD, MS

2008

Don E. Detmer, MD, MA