Institute of Hospital Administrators
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INSTITUTE OF HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATORS
Arms : Or, a cross couped gules; on a chief sable an ancient lamp Or, inflamed proper, between two Ankhs Or.
Crest: Issuant from a celestial crown Or a cubit arm proper grasping a serpent nowed vert.
Supporters: On the dexter side a representation of the Egyptian God of Medicine Imhotep and on the sinister side a representation of the Greek Goddess Hygeia, both proper.
Motto: Fide et constanter.
The arms were officially granted on June 17, 1948 with the field Argent. Changed to Or on April 20, 1966.
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