The Medal of Merit is presented to an individual who distinguishes himself/herself in the performance of duty by an act of personal fortitude above and beyond the call of duty not taken at the risk of his/her own life.
An individual must be nominated in writing by a Board Member, Past President, Regional Chairperson, or local Chapter Chairperson. Any and all supporting documentation must be included with the recommendation letter.
The award consists of a medal bearing the IAHSSF seal and suitably engraved. The award may be presented at the Awards Banquet in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting or any official IAHSS function.
|Awards of Merit|
|2015||Matthew Oakley||Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto|
|2014||Venus Powell-Uzzell||Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia|
|Cambridge Health Alliance|
|2012||Frank Gibson||Rideout Memorial Hospital|
|2011||Baron P. Alfred, Jimmy Montojo and
Jeffrey A. Helgeson
|Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston, TX|
|2010||John Kornock||Parker Adventist Hospital, Parker, CO|
|2007||Anthony Potter, CHPA-CPP||Forsyth Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC|
|2007||Michael Cummings||Aurora Healthcare, Milwaukee, WI|
|2007||Joseph Gullinello||Staten Island, NY|
|2007||Evelyn Meserve, CHPA||Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia, NC|
|2006||Cathy Nahirny||National Center for Missing and Exploited Children|