The Philip C. Monahon Award recognizes an individual who has made exceptional and innovative contributions to the ASHI Membership.
The recipient must be an ASHI Member who is dedicated to the goals and ideals of ASHI as stated in ASHI’s Code of Ethics and, as a Member, has rendered outstanding contributions to ASHI for a minimum of five (5) years. Contributions consist of time, talent, or expertise, which has been beneficial to the Society, its members, and the general public that ASHI ultimately serves.
Nomination of an individual
All Members are encouraged to nominate someone for the Philip C. Monahon Award. The nomination should include how the individual has contributed to ASHI, as well as other vital information as to why the individual should be considered for the award. Submissions received after September 30, 2003 deadline will not be accepted.
Evaluation of nominees
Nominees are evaluated by the Philip C. Monahon Award Committee that consists of three (3) previous recipients of the award. The committee is chosen by the ASHI President from the immediate past, and five-living recipients with the chairman to be chosen among themselves.
Announcement of award
The recipient of the Philip C. Monahon Award will be announced at the Annual Conference. An annual cash donation of $500 is made to the Newton-Wellesley Hospital, in the name of Philip C. Monahon. The hospital is located at 2014 Washington Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02158.