Award of Appreciation, 1951

Mae B. Cameron

Mae Cameron displays the 1951 Award of Appreciation, presented to her by President Verna Bean.
Mae B. Cameron, director of the Ravenswood Hospital School of Anesthesia, Chicago, since the school was organized in 1925, has been selected to receive the AANA 1951 Award of Appreciation, it was recently announced by the Association’s Board of Trustees. The award will be made at the annual banquet in St. Louis on September 19, during the Eighteenth Annual Meeting, September 17-20.
Mrs. Cameron is a graduate of the Ravenswood Hospital School of Nursing and of the Lakeside School of Anesthesia, Cleveland, and has been active in the field of anesthesia since 1908. She was elected a vice president of the National Association of Nurse Anesthetists at the first annual meeting in 1933 and during the Association’s formative years was an active member in the Education Committee. In 1938 she became the first chairman of the Tri-State Assembly of Nurse Anesthetists and in successive terms as chairman was largely responsible for the national reputation of this outstanding educational assembly.
Source: AANA NewsBulletin. 1951;5(3):1.