AAPM is very proud to offer the Colleen Sullivan Scholarship, in recognition of Colleen's long-time contribution to education and assistance to AAPM members.

The Scholarship covers enrolment in the UNE Partnerships Diploma of Leadership in Healthcare Practice (10820NAT) and is suitable for experienced Practice Managers with a wide range of business responsibilities in the practice environment.

Eligibility Criteria

o Be a current full financial member of AAPM.
o Minimum two consecutive years of membership of AAPM and currently employed as a Practice Manager or similar.
o Currently employed in a healthcare practice as a Practice Manager or similar role.
o Current or previous contribution to local, state, or national AAPM activities (membership of a committee is not essential).


The following conditions apply for successful applicants. They will undertake to:

o Complete the course of study within two years of announcement of the scholarship.
o Provide an article for publication in the AAPM National Journal The Practice Manager on a Core Principle topic.
o Provide UNE Partnerships and AAPM an additional article for publication on a topic of your choice.
o Promote the Colleen Sullivan Scholarship at an AAPM state or national event during the two-year period.

NB: Scholarship recipients who fail to maintain any of the above criteria for the duration of the scholarship will forfeit the benefits of the scholarship.

How to Apply

Applications for the 2024 Colleen Sullivan Scholarship are will be opening soon.




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