About the IAHCSMM Foundation
To help advance patient safety, the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) created the IAHCSMM Foundation, the Association's 501(c)(3) philanthropic organization. The IAHCSMM Foundation's primary mission is to provide valuable education and support to CS professionals through educational initiatives, research, scholarships, professional development grants and awards.
Here are just some of the ways the IAHCSMM Foundation will assist CS professionals and the CS discipline, at large:
- Providing professional development grants for CS professionals to attend the IAHCSMM Annual Conference
- Providing scholarships for CS professionals to obtain CS Technician, Healthcare Leadership and Instrument Specialist certifications
- Developing patient safety training tools, webinars and seminars
- Funding industry research to improve patient safety, infection prevention and CS-related practices