APIC showcases the most significant scientific abstracts during the Annual Conference and recognizes the achievements of researchers and infection preventionists whose studies and presentations advance the practice.
Blue Ribbon Abstract AwardAwarded to a limited number of abstracts based on the scientific and/or educational quality of the abstract.
New Investigator Abstract AwardRecognizes the excellent work of members who are new to the research field.
William A. Rutala Abstract AwardAwarded to the best abstract presented during the conference on disinfection, sterilization, or antisepsis.
Best International Abstract AwardThis award spotlights research within the international healthcare community.
Implementation Science Abstract AwardThis award recognizes an abstract that promotes the integration of research findings and evidence into health care policy and practice.
APIC-AJIC Award for Publication ExcellenceThe award for publication excellence recognizes an author who has published an article in the American Journal of Infection Controlwhich was widely read and cited during the previous year.