Membership

NAMSS Awards

Leadership Award 

The Leadership Award is given to a physician or healthcare executive who has demonstrated support for NAMSS or for the activities and role of the medical services professional. Only NAMSS members are permitted to submit names for nomination. Applications for 2020 have now closed.

Leadership Award Winners 

  • 2019     Ramy Hanna
  • 2018     Dr. Barton Hill
  • 2017     Dr. David L. Leader, Jr.
  • 2016     Dr. Bert Mandelbaum
  • 2015     Dr. John F. Breen
  • 2014     Dr. Stephen Hill
  • 2013     Dr. G. Mark Montgomery
  • 2012     Dr. Thomas Mydler
  • 2011      Dr. Kathleen Kelly
  • 2010     Dr. Carol S. Vanetti
  • 2009     Dr. Samuel D. Evans (Retired)
  • 2008     Dr. Robert Provencher
  • 2007     Dr. Raymond Sullivan

 

Golden Key Award 

The Golden Key Award is bestowed upon a NAMSS certificant who demonstrates a strong commitment to professional growth as well as enthusiastic support of the NAMSS certification programs. Candidates must exemplify the NAMSS Certificants’ Code of Ethics and demonstrate their dedication to certification by sharing knowledge, fostering education opportunities, and encouraging personal and professional growth through continued self-improvement and applying current advancements in the profession. Applications for 2020 have now closed.

Golden Key Award Winners 

  • 2019      Michelle Bird, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2018      Karen Reed-Coffman, MBA, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2017      Janice Swan, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2016      Angela Stokes-Middleton, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2015      Merella Schandl, BS, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2014      Becky Boyrie, CPMSM
  • 2013      Susan Manion-Galloway, BS, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2012      Janet Wilson, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2011       Patricia McCurdy, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2010      Anne Roberts, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2009     Arlene Becton, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2008      Paula Hickman, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2007      Glenda Shaffer, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2006      Beckie Watson, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2005      Janice Sohn, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2004      Kathryn Enchelmayer, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2003      Cheryl L. Schilke, RN, CPMSM
  • 2002      Gloria Aronoff, CMSC, CPCS
  • 2001      Suzette Pulliam, CMSC, CPCS

 

ICON Award 

The ICON (Inspirational Commitment to the Organization NAMSS) Award is presented to an individual or group who has demonstrated success in heightening awareness of NAMSS and elevating the esteem of, the medical services profession. The award may be presented annually. NAMSS Board members may not nominate recipients for this award. Applications for 2020 have now closed.

ICON Award Winners 

  • 2013     Sara Reed, CPCS & Samantha McMahon, Logistics Health Incorporated
  • 2012     Wisconsin Association Medical Staff Services
  • 2010     Debbie R. Woods, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2005     Rebecca Cochran, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2004     CAMSS - Ask Me What I Do

 

Joan Covell-Carpenter Award 

The Joan Covell-Carpenter Award (in honor of Joan Covell-Carpenter who was one of the founders of NAMSS) is presented annually for an article written by a member and published in Synergy.   

Joan Covell-Carpenter Award Winners 

  • 2019     Monica Martin, CPCS | Transitioning to Leadership in Medical Staff Services  
  • 2018     Suzanne Cummings, CPCS & Molly Frankwick | How the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact               Affects MSPs
  • 2017     Kathy Matzka, CPMSM, CPCS | Is it Time to Rewrite the Healthcare Quality Improvement Act of              1986?
  • 2016     Suzanne Cummings, CPCS & Kari Winder | Navigating the MOC Maze
  • 2015     Vicki Searcy: Standardization Versus the Art of Credentialing
  • 2014     Amy Meyer, CPCS| Improving Processes and Results Through Collaboration
  • 2013     Dorothy Zelenik, CPMSM, CPCS| Credentialing with the Lights Out
  • 2012     Bonnie Conley, CPCS| Preparing NAMSS for the Next Generation of MSP s Through the Use of                Technology
  • 2011      Marita Hattem, CPMSM| Remember Tenerife
  • 2010     Joanne Rigsbee, CPMSM| Medical Staff Mergers
  • 2009     Rita Schwab, CPMSM, CPCS| Ugly Truth About Credentialing -Part 1 & 2
  • 2008     Dennis Brown, CPMSM, CPCS| What I Learned from a Recent Fair Hearing
  • 2007     Frances Ponsioen, CPMSM, CPCS| Thank You
  • 2006     Anne Roberts, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2005     Linda Haack, MHA, CPHQ
  • 2004     Amy Niehaus, MBA, CPMSM, CPCS
  • 2003     Marlene Fenoglietto
  • 2002     Lynn Buchanan, CMSC, CPCS and Christine Mobley, CMSC, CPCS
  • 2001     Madeline Schneikart, CMSC
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