Awards

Each year at the Annual Meeting, AAHCM presents the following prestigious awards: House Call Provider awards, the Dan Gilden Creative Investigator award, and the Lifetime Achievement award. In 2022 we replaced the Lifetime Achievement award with the Bob Sowislo Person of the Year Award.


 

House Call Physician of the Year

The House Call Physician of the Year recognizes a home care physician who provides the highest quality of services and innovative programs and who demonstrates excellent and continued dedication to the field of home care medicine. (Must be an AAHCM member) Learn more about the award here.

Recent winners include:
2021 Meng Zhang, MD
2020 Danielle Anderson, MD
2019 Paul Chiang, MD FACP
2018 Monica Vandivort, MD
2017 Joseph Milano, MD

 


 

House Call Educator of the Year

The House Call Educator of the Year recognizes an educator who mirrors the highest standards of excellence in teaching home care medicine, has made significant educational impacts on the academic advancement of students studying home care medicine, and has made long-standing contributions to the profession in the academic setting. The recipient must be an AAHCM member. Learn more about the award.

Recent winners include:
2022 Rachel Miller, MD, MSEd
2020 Katherine Wang, MD
2018 Konstantinos Deligiannidis, MD MPH FAAFP
2017 Yasmin Meah, MD

 


 

House Call Clinician of the Year

The House Call Clinician of the Year recognizes an outstanding clinician who has made significant contributions to the delivery of quality healthcare to homebound patients, and demonstrates the important value of clinicians in the field of home care medicine. A clinician may be defined to include nurse practitioners, social workers, and physician’s assistants. The recipient must be an AAHCM member. Learn more about this award.


Recent winners include:
2022 Sarah Paez, MS, GNP-BC, ACHPN
2020 Tammy Browning, PA-C
2019 Jean Yudin, MSN GNP-BC

 


 

Dan Gilden Creative Investigator Award

The Dan Gilden Creative Investigator Award is given to an exceptional investigator for their innovative body of work advancing the field of home care medicine. This award recognizes an investigator who has made great contributions to the field of home care medicine. Nominees and nominators should have experience in the field of home care medicine, but do not need to be current AAHCM members. Learn more about the award.


Recent winners include:

2022 David Levine, MD, MPH, MA
2021 Jennifer Reckrey, MD
2020 Karen Abrashkin, MD, FACP
2019 Aaron Yao, PhD

2018 Katherine Ornstein, PhD MPH
2017 Sam Edwards, MD MPH

 


 

Bob Sowislo Person of the Year Award

Formerly named the Lifetime Achievement Award, this award will be presented annually to person who embodies qualities that Bob showed every day: Humility, Persistence and Dedication to Human Potential. Nominees need to be current AAHCM members in good standing, with a minimum of 10 years experience in the field of home care medicine.


Recent winners include:
2022 Bruce Kinosian, MD
2020 Robert Sowislo, MBA