ACMQ AWARDS

Founders' Award

ACMQ's Founders' Award is for outstanding contributions by an individual to the field of Medical Quality Management or Clinical Quality Improvement in the areas of scholarship, ideas, or the promotion of the specialty. There are no membership or geographic restrictions, or required qualifications. The award requires the recipient to deliver a one-hour presentation at the annual meeting. Prior winners cannot win the award again. Anyone can submit a nomination; candidates may self-nominate.

Nominations for 2018 are only accepted via this online form: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3495679/ACMQ-2018-Founders-Award-nomination

Recipients:

  • 2017 - Paula J. Santrach, MD
  • 2016 - Robert M. Wachter, MD
  • 2015 - Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM
  • 2014 - R. Heather Palmer, MBBCh, SM
  • 2013 - Timothy B. McDonald, MD, JD
  • 2012 - Kenneth I. Shine
  • 2010 - Ed H. Wagner, MD, MPH
  • 2009 - Arnold Milstein, MD, MPH
  • 2008 - Carolyn M. Clancy, MD, MPH
  • 2007 - Janet Corrigan, PhD
  • 2006 - Sheldon Greenfield, MD
  • 2005 - David Brailer, MD, PhD
  • 2004 - Kenneth W. Kizer, MD, MPH
  • 2003 - Paul B. Batalden, MD
  • 2001 - Mark Chassin, MD, MPP, MPH
  • 2000 - Lisa Iezzoni, MD, MSc
  • 1999 - Brent James, MD, MStat
  • 1998 - David Eddy, MD, PhD
  • 1997 - Margaret O’Kane
  • 1996 - Lawrence L. Weed, MD
  • 1995 - George Lundberg, MD
  • 1994 - Donald Harper Mills, MD
  • 1993 - Donald Berwick, MD
  • 1992 - William Fifer, MD
  • 1991 - Joseph Gonella, MD
  • 1990 - Dennis O’Leary, MD
  • 1989 - Robert Brook, MD
  • 1988 - Paul Gertman, MD
  • 1987 - William F. Jessee, MD
  • 1986 - Charles M. Jacobs, MD
  • 1985 - John Williamson, MD
  • 1984 - Avedis Donabedian, MD

2017 Founders’ Award winner, Paula J. Santrach, MD (R), with 2015-2017 ACMQ President Prathibha Varkey, MD, MPH, MHPE, MBA.

2016 Founders’ Award winner, Robert Wachter, MD (L) with Prathibha Varkey.


Institutional Award

ACMQ's Institutional Leadership in Quality Award is for outstanding contributions by a corporation, organization or institution to the field of Medical Quality Management or Clinical Quality Improvement in the areas of scholarship, ideas, or the promotion of the specialty. There are no membership or geographic restrictions, or required qualifications. The award requires a representative of the recipient organization to deliver a 30-min presentation at the annual meeting. Prior winners cannot win the award again. Anyone can submit a nomination; candidate organizations may self-nominate.

Nominations for 2018 are only accepted via this online form: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3550096/ACMQ-2018-Institutional-Award-nomination

Recipients:

  • 2017 - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • 2016 - Virginia Mason Institute
  • 2015 - American Nurses Association
  • 2014 - Association of American Medical Colleges
  • 2013 - Intermountain Healthcare
  • 2012 - Montefiore Medical Center
  • 2010 - Veterans Health Administration
  • 2009 - RAND Health
  • 2008 - HealthPartners
  • 2007 - Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth
  • 2006 - SSM Healthcare
  • 2005 - NSLIJ Health System
  • 2004 - Kaiser Health Plans/Kaiser Permanente
  • 2003 - Merck & Co. Outcomes Research Div
  • 2001 - Pfizer Pharm. Group Outcomes Research Div
  • 2000 - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • 1999 - Univ of Pennsylvania Health System

Service Award

The Service Award is for outstanding service by a member.

Recipients:

  • 2014 - Jerod Loeb, PhD
  • 2013 - David B. Mayer, MD
  • 2010 - David Nash, MD, MBA (combination award)
  • 2009 - Prathibha Varkey, MD, MPH
  • 2008 - John Saalwaechter, MD, MBA
  • 2007 - Robert Pendrak, MD, MS
  • 2006 - Paul Gitman, MD
  • 2005 - Ralph Rosenblum, Jr., DDS
  • 2004 - Robert Beltran, MD, MBA
  • 2003 - Melvyn Friedman, DO
  • 2001 - Arthur Pelberg, MD, MPA
  • 2000 - Nigel Roberts, MD
  • 1999 - James Ziegenfuss, Jr, PhD
  • 1998 - Paul Bronston, MD
  • 1997 - Donald Huge, MD
  • 1996 - Richard Kaine, MD
  • 1995 - Ann Wadstrom, MD
  • 1994 - Burton Jay, MD
  • 1993 - Alex Rodriguez, MD
  • 1992 - Thomas Connolly, Jr, MD
  • 1991 - Thomas McBride, MD
  • 1990 - Robert Barto, MD
  • 1989 - David Jones, MD
  • 1989 - Charles Spratt, MD
  • 1988 - Herbert Cohen, MD
  • 1987 - Herbert Goldstein, MD
  • 1986 - Joan Mary Roberts, MD

Sharon Arnold, PhD (R), accepting the 2017 ACMQ Institutional Leadership in Quality Award on behalf of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality with 2015-2017 ACMQ President Prathibha Varkey, MD, MPH, MHPE, MBA.

Cathie Furman, RN, MHA (L), accepting the 2016 ACMQ Institutional Leadership in Quality Award on behalf of Virginia Mason Institute. Pictured with Prathibha Varkey, MD, MPH, MHPE, MBA.

2008 Service Award winner, John Saalwaechter, MD, MBA.