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ASTS Recognition Awards Nominations Due August 29

Aug 20, 2018
Has a faculty member, mentor, or peer had a positive influence on your career? Say thank you by nominating them for an ASTS Recognition Award!

Has a faculty member, mentor, or peer had a positive influence on your career? Say thank you by nominating them for an ASTS Recognition Award!

The deadline for nominations is August 29, 2018. The recipients are recognized during a special Awards Presentation Ceremony at the ASTS Winter Symposium in Miami. There are five awards, each emphasizing a different aspect of the field of transplantation:

  • Francis Moore Excellence in Mentorship in the Field of Transplantation Surgery Award acknowledges the efforts of established surgeons for their stewardship of fellowship trainees and junior faculty. The award recipient will receive all-access registration to the Winter Symposium, three nights’ hotel accommodations, and reimbursed travel expenses up to $750 to attend the ASTS Winter Symposium.
  • The Vanguard Prize honors junior members for their publication efforts in basic and clinical research. Award recipients receive $1,500 honoraria, all-access registration to the Winter Symposium, and three nights’ hotel accommodations.
  • The Advanced Transplant Provider Award recognizes the time and effort dedicated to advancing surgical management in transplantation by advanced transplant professionals. The award recipient will receive all-access registration to the ASTS Winter Symposium, three nights’ hotel accommodations, and a $1,500 honorarium.
  • The Rising Stars in Transplantation Surgery Award recognizes an individual’s body of scholarly work for originality, importance, and peer recognition in the absence of NIH funding. Recipient(s) will receive a Certificate of Recognition, formal notification letter, and letter of significance, in addition to a $1,500 honorarium, three nights' hotel accommodations, and all-access registration to the Winter Symposium.
  • The Sherilyn Gordon Memorial Travel Award was established in 2017 to provide travel assistance to medical students, general surgery residents, and advanced transplant providers for attendance at the Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium. Recipients will receive $1,500 honoraria, all-access registration to the Winter Symposium, and three nights' hotel accommodations.