APIC showcases excellence in infection prevention by honoring individuals who advance the practice, the profession, and the association.

Carole DeMille Achievement Award

APIC’s lifetime achievement award honors an APIC member who, as a transformational leader, has advanced the practice and profession of infection prevention and control.

Healthcare Administrator Award

Recognizes and celebrates the efforts of administrators who champion infection prevention efforts within their organization.

Heroes of Infection Prevention Award

Recognizes APIC members and groups who have successfully applied one of APIC’s future oriented competency domains aimed to reduce infection risks for patients across the continuum of care.

President’s Distinguished Service Award (in honor of Pat Lynch)

Recognizes an APIC volunteer who has made outstanding professional contributions at the national level

APIC Distinguished Scientist Award

Recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the science of infection prevention and control.

Emerging Leader in IP Award

Recognizes new Infection Preventionists who have demonstrated a commitment to the field and their professional growth. 

APIC-SHEA Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Field of Infection Prevention and Epidemiology

Recognizes an individual who has made great strides in the fields of infection prevention and epidemiology throughout their career although the individual’s primary job is neither as an Infection Preventionist or Healthcare Epidemiologist.