This award encourages chapter members to participate in the Medical Library Association's Academy of Health Information Professional (AHIP) credentialing program. Up to 10 awards will be given each calendar year.
To qualify, applicants must be current members of both SCC and MLA and a first-time applicant for AHIP membership at any level, and they must have submitted complete AHIP documentation to MLA and received notification that AHIP membership was successfully awarded. Award winners are eligible to receive the award only once and will be reimbursed for their personal payment of the AHIP application fee.
Applicants should apply for reimbursement within six (6) months of being accepted into the Academy by submitting the following (preferably as one PDF) to Barbara Ballew, 2018-2019 Credentialing Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org: