APIC showcases excellence in infection prevention by honoring individuals who advance the practice, the profession, and the association.

Carole DeMille Achievement Award

APIC’s lifetime achievement award honors infection preventionists whose contributions have improved the practice of infection prevention through research, performance improvement, visionary leadership, and community service.

Healthcare Administrator Award

Recognizes and celebrates the efforts of administrators and/or physicians who champion infection prevention efforts within their organization.

Heroes of Infection Prevention Award

Recognizes APIC members and groups who have successfully reduced infection, raised awareness, and improved the health and well-being of patients, healthcare personnel, and the public.

President’s Distinguished Service Award (in honor of Pat Lynch)

Recognizes an APIC volunteer who has made outstanding professional contributions at the national level

APIC Distinguished Scientist Award

Recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the science of infection prevention and control.