The Association for Vascular Access would like to congratulate the 2020 award winners:
The Suzanne LaVere Herbst Award
The Suzanne LaVere Herbst Award for Excellence in Vascular Access is the highest honor AVA bestows upon a member in recognition of outstanding contributions to the art and science of vascular access. To be nominated for this prestigious award the nominee must have a minimum of 10 years vascular access experience and show a strong record of national and/or international contributions. They must also promote professional development of others as evidenced by lecturing, teaching, publishing vascular access-related information, mentoring/precepting, etc.
The AVA Impact Award
The Impact Award will honor and recognize an AVA member(s) who has made significant contributions to the specialty practice of vascular access at a local level. This award will be awarded to one to three members each year. The members nominated for this award will have demonstrated examples of exceptional leadership within their organization, community and/or region.