Service and Recognition Awards

Click here to view the 2017-2018 Award Recipients!

NYHIMA offers the following award categories:

  • Joel Schwartz Emerging Leader Award: one award of up to $500 give to a HIM professional who have made great strides and contributions to the HIM field.
  • Distinguished Member: honors an individual who has made significant contributions at the local, state, and national level in support of the HIM profession.
  • Author's Award: honors an individual who has published an HIM article, within the past two calendar years, that instructs or guides members with new theoretical concepts or further develops concepts previously presented in another publication.
  • Mentor Award: honors an individual with a record of fostering enthusiasm for the HIM profession, encouraging people to enter the field, and providing ongoing career guidance to new professionals.
  • New Professional Award: honors an individual new to the HIM profession within the past 5 years who has already made a significant impact in various areas of the field. 
  • Outstanding Achievement and Clinical Preceptors Award
    • The Outstanding Achievement Award(s) is presented to a senior student(s) in a CAHIIM Accredited Associate or Baccalaureate HIM Program.
    • The Clinical Preceptors Award(s) is presented in recognition of the efforts of outstanding clinical preceptors.

Awards Submission Details: Applications for the 2018-19 year will be available in Fall 2018. 

NYHIMA Award Recipients

Click here to view last year's award recipients.