Awards Landing

Listing of all awards and applications

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Distinguished Awards

Carole DeMille Achievement Award  – Closed for 2019

President’s Distinguished Service Award, in honor of Pat Lynch – Accepting applications until March 1, 2019

Healthcare Administrator Award  – Closed for 2019

Heroes of Infection Prevention  – Closed for 2019

Distinguished Scientist Award  – Closed for 2019

Chapter Awards

Chapter of Excellence Award  – Closed for 2019

Chapter Leader Award  – Closed for 2019


APIC Graduate Student Award  – Accepting applications until November 30, 2019

Heroes Implementation Research Science award – Closed November 2018

Judene Bartley Advocacy in Action Scholarship – Accepting applications until April 1, 2019

Competency Advancement Award (CAA)
 – 2019-2020 CAA program opens Fall 2019

Research Awards

Below are the types of Research awards:

New Investigator Award encourages research by APIC members by recognizing outstanding scientific research by an APIC member presenting for the first time at the APIC Annual Conference.

Best International Abstract Award presented each year for an abstract submitted by a presenter from outside the United States that demonstrate exemplary scientific merit and are of high interest and relevance to the infection control community.

William A. Rutala Abstract Award given in the name of William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH, for the best abstract on the subject of disinfection, sterilization, or antisepsis.

Blue Ribbon Abstract Awards given to a limited number of abstracts considered by the Abstract Selection Sub-Committee to be of exemplary scientific and/or educational quality

Implementation Science Award presented each year for an abstract submitted by a presenter which is innovative, employs sound methodology, and represents a potentially significant contribution to the principles and practices of infection prevention