AAMS announces 2017 award winners

The US Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) has revealed the winners of its 2017 awards. This year’s awards included the best mechanics, fixed-wing operators and neonatal and paediatric care.

This year’s awards winners were:

 

Program of the Year - Life Link III

Marriott-Carlson Lifetime Achievement Award - Allen C. Wolfe Jr., Air Methods Corporation

Jim Charlson Safety Award - Krista Haugen, RN, MN, CEN, Med-Trans Corporation

Transport Mechanic’s Award of Excellence - DJ Lafrance, STARS

Airbus Helicopter’s Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award - Life Link III’s Hospital Helipad Safety Video

AAMS Fixed Wing Award of Excellence - AirMed International LLC

AAMS Critical Care Ground Award of Excellence - Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago’s Transport Team

AAMS Neonatal/Pediatric Award of Excellence - UNC Carolina Air Care Pediatric / Neonatal Team

AAMS Excellence in Transport Leadership Award - Ranna Rozenfeld, MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago’s Transport Team

AAMS Excellence in Community Service Award - Mandy Via, BSN, RN, NRP, CareFlight Air & Mobile

 

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