ABMS recently received the 2022 Innovator Award from the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (I.C.E.) for its development of the CertLink® assessment platform.
The Innovator Award recognizes an organization for creating “an innovative approach to a product, policy, process, or system that transforms or achieves a new level of success in a unique and innovative way and also is transformative and replicable for other individuals/organizations.”
Nicole Kendall, Assessment Director of Product and Program at ABMS, received the award on behalf of CertLink at the I.C.E. Exchange, a credentialing community conference held in Georgia this week. “Continuous improvement in support of the medical profession and ultimately patient care is what drives us,” Kendall noted, before recognizing all who contributed to the development of CertLink, “first and foremost, the certified doctors who provided the feedback necessary to spark innovation.”
Additionally, Tom Granatir, ABMS’ Senior Vice President of Policy and External Relations, received the Ben Shimberg Public Service Award. This award was created to honor the contributions of Dr. Benjamin Shimberg, widely considered the father of accountability in professional and occupational licensing, who passed away in 2003. This award recognizes Granatir’s career-long dedication and passion surrounding professional accountability in health care and his personal commitment to the important role of ABMS public members’ input into the credentialing process.