Donna Silsbee, PhD, RHIA CCS, CTR, was introduced as the recipient of the 2022 Making Dreams Come True Distinguished Educator Award during the 2022 Assembly on Education Symposium (AOE22). Silsbee recently retired from the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Polytechnic), where she taught health information management (HIM) for 42 years. When asked what the Distinguished Educator Award meant to her, she shared: “It’s very gratifying. I was nominated by my peers and my own school faculty, and it’s so great to receive recognition from your peers.”
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