Distinguished Member Award
Submitted annually by March 15th
The MHIMA Distinguished Member Award honors a member who has been active at the national, state and regional levels, provided other contributions to the profession of HIM, and is actively involved with their community and organizational activities.
The following must be met to nominate a member for this award
- Active member of MHIMA, or if retired, must have been a member in good standing at the time of retirement.
- Sitting MHIMA Board members are ineligible for the Distinguished Member Award throughout their term of Board service.
How to Apply:
The application form is to be completed online and submitted by the Deadline.
Evaluation and Selection:
The MHIMA Awards Committee composed of health information professionals (including one educator) will evaluate each application. The awardee is the applicant with the highest total number of points.
A point system will be used covering the following areas:
|National Association Activity||10 points|
|State Association Activity||20 points|
|Regional Association Activity||5 points|
|Other Contributions to the HIM Field||10 points|
|Community and Organization Involvement||5 points|
Members may only receive the award one time.
Any questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
|2019||No One Selected|
|2016||No One Selected|
|2014||No One Selected|
|2013||No One Selected|
|2012||No One Selected|
|2010||No One Selected|
|2009||No One Selected|
|2000||No One Selected|
|1999||No One Selected|
|1998||J. Thomas Donnelly|
|1997||Janice E. Crocker|
|1996||No One Selected|
|1994||No One Selected|
|1993||No One Selected|
|1986||No One Selected|
|1983||Sister Mary Vita Pandolfo|