CHICAGO (November 6, 2017) – The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) has named Geri Amori, PhD, ARM, CPHRM, DFASHRM, vice president of academic affairs for Med-IQ, a Coverys company, as the recipient of its 2017 Presidential Citation.

The Presidential Citation is presented semiannually at the discretion of ASHRM’s president. This highly selective award recognizes outstanding and exceptional service to the specialty of healthcare risk management. The award was presented by the president of ASHRM’s board of directors, Michael Midgley, during the ASHRM 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition.

“Geri’s extensive history of service to ASHRM and contributions to the profession of healthcare risk management qualifies her to receive this prestigious award”

Michael Midgley
President of ASHRM’s Board of Directors

Dr. Amori is a Distinguished Fellow of ASHRM, the 2004 recipient of the ASHRM Distinguished Service Award, three-time recipient of the ASHRM Journal Author Excellence Award, and a recipient of ASHRM’s 2017 Emeritus Faculty Award. Dr. Amori is also a past president of the Northern New England Society for Healthcare Risk Management and is currently the vice president for academic affairs for Med-IQ, a Coverys company.

Some of her contributions to ASHRM include having served as:

  • ASHRM president
  • A member of the ASHRM board of directors
  • A member of the ASHRM faculty
  • A contributing author of numerous ASHRM publications


About the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)

The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA) representing enterprise risk management, clinical, insurance, legal, patient safety, and other related interests. ASHRM promotes effective and innovative risk management strategies and professional leadership through education, advocacy, publications, networking, and interactions with leading healthcare organizations and government agencies. ASHRM initiatives focus on developing and implementing safe and effective patient care practices, the preservation of financial resources, and the maintenance of safe working environments.