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ABII Honors Excellence in Imaging Informatics Award Winner

The American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII) is pleased to announce the Certified Imaging Informatics Professional (CIIP) who earned this year's Excellence in Imaging Informatics award.

The 2023 award winner is Ameena Elahi, MPA, R.T.(R)(ARRT), CIIP.


Ameena Elahi is an Application Manager on the Medical Imaging Management (MIM) team within the Clinical Imaging Group (CIG) at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Additionally, she co-chairs the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Steering Committee for Penn Clinical Imaging and is a published author on several peer-reviewed academic papers.

Elahi is committed to the imaging informatics profession, serving as director at-large on the Board of Directors for the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM). She also volunteers as the Informatics Operations Director with RAD-AID, an organization that strives to improve access to medical imaging in low-resource areas across the world; she has participated in two overseas assignments to Nigeria.

"We're thrilled to recognize Ameena Elahi, the winner of the inaugural Excellence in Imaging Informatics award," says Nikki Fennell, CIIP, Chair of the ABII Board of Trustees. "Ameena demonstrates excellence in everything she does within the field of imaging informatics. We're fortunate to have an ambassador like Ameena who commits to continuous learning and continually helps advance the profession."


A committee of CIIPs and ABII Board members selected the Excellence in Imaging Informatics award winner. As the 2023 award recipient, Elahi will receive $500 to use toward continuing education.

The honor goes to a CIIP who demonstrates one or more of the following criteria:

  • They're innovators at the forefront of defining the imaging informatics profession.
  • They're achievers who seek personal and professional growth.
  • They're professionals invested in improving quality and increasing value.
  • They're advocates who encourage entrance into the profession or who lobby for greater recognition of imaging informatics professionals and their work.

Visit Excellence in Imaging Informatics Award page for more details.


The American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII) sets the professional certification standards for excellence in a growing field of high-tech health care pioneers. It recognizes well-trained professionals who can use technology to maximize efficiency and increase clinical staff satisfaction and productivity, while realizing strategic goals and improving patient care. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, ABII evaluates, certifies, and annually registers more than 1,000 imaging informatics professionals across the world.

ABII is governed by a board of seven, including three imaging informatics professionals nominated by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, the national certification organization for all areas of the radiologic sciences, and three imaging informatics professionals nominated by the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine, the professional association for imaging informatics professionals. The final Trustee position is filled by a public member.