Outstanding Contributor Awards
In recognition of the tremendous accomplishments of healthcare professionals, ACC Accreditation Services presents the Bahr Award of Excellence, an annual outstanding contributor award.
For information about recognition for hospitals and healthcare facilities, please visit ACC Accreditation Services HeartCARE Center.
If you are searching for funding awards associated with quality initiative proposals, please visit the funding cycle projects and proposals page.
The Bahr Award of Excellence named for Dr. Raymond Bahr, is presented annually to an individual who demonstrates extraordinary excellence, vision, and leadership in advancing health care.
Bahr Award of Excellence Recipients
2023 – Roxana Mehran, MD, FACC
2022 – Frederick A. Masoudi, MD, MSPH, MACC
2021 – J. Douglas Kirk MD, FACEP, FACC
2020 – Phillip Levy, MD, MPH, FACEP, FACC
2019 – Frank Peacock IV, MD, FACEP, FACC
2018 – Robert L. Jesse, MD, PhD, FACC
2017 – Joseph Lee Garvey, Jr., MD, FACC
2016 – Wilbert Mick, MBA
2015 – Richard Aghababian, MD
2014 – Francis Miller Fesmire, MD
2013 – Alice K. Jacobs, MD
2012 – Christopher P. Cannon, MD, FACC
2011 – Robert L. Jesse, MD, PhD
2010 – Ezra A. Amsterdam, MD
2009 – Gregg C. Fonarow, MD
2008 – W. Brian Gibler, MD
2007 – Kim A. Eagle, MD, FACC
2006 – Mary M. Hand, MSPH, RN,FAHA
2005 – Henry J. L. Marriott, MD, FACP, FACC