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Recognition Awards

2024 Recognition Awards

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Rising Stars in Transplantation Surgery

This award recognizes two members who have made a significant and transformative contribution to transplant surgery. 

Learn more about the Rising Stars in Transplantation Award!


Vanguard Prize

This award recognizes and honors members' efforts in basic and clinical research.

Learn more about the Vanguard Prize!


Advanced Transplant Provider Award

This award recognizes an advanced transplant provider who has dedicated their career to advancing evidence-based clinical and surgical management in transplantation, demonstrates multidisciplinary collaboration, leadership, academic, and committee contributions in transplant. 

Learn more about the ATP Award!


Sherilyn Gordon Memorial Travel Award

This award provides travel assistance to a medical student, a resident, and an advanced transplant provider, for attendance at the Winter Symposium. 

This award was created in memory of ASTS member and transplant surgeon, Sherilyn Gordon, MD, who was a mentor to and advocate for many trainees during her time at the Methodist Hospital, Houston. We honor her dedication to transplant, her commitment to her patients, and her passion for education. 

Learn more about the Sherilyn Gordon Memorial Travel Award!