IPTA Awards

call for awards

Nominations are currently open for the IPTA 2019 Awards. The selected candidates will be presented with their awards at the 10th Congress of the International Pediatric Transplant Association.

To nominate a colleague for any of the three awards, please click the button below.

Deadline: November 26, 2018
The Nomination Submission is closed.


Lifetime Achievement Award

Recognizes someone who has made outstanding contributions to the field of pediatric transplantation over the course of their career. One award will be given every two years at the time of the Biennial Congress.

Criteria:

  • Candidate is considered an international leader in the field of pediatric transplantation.

Past recipients:

William E. Harmon

2017

William E. Harmon

Jean Bernard Otte

2015

Jean-Bernard Otte

Young Scholars Career Development Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize junior investigators who show scholarly promise, encourage them in their careers in pediatric transplantation and provide assistance to attend the IPTA Scientific Congress. Up to two awards will be given every two years at the time of the Scientific Congress.

Criteria:

  • Candidate is pursuing basic, translational or clinical investigation in the field of pediatric transplantation and has already made contributions to the field.
  • Candidate does not yet hold a faculty appointment or is within five (5) years of first faculty appointment and has shown commitment to a career in the field of pediatric transplantation.
  • Must be a current member of IPTA at the time the nomination is submitted (or he/she must submit a completed membership application by the awards nomination submission deadline).
  • Must have submitted (or intends to submit) one or more abstracts to the next IPTA Scientific Congress.
  • No individual can receive the award within five years of receiving a previous IPTA award. (Excludes Travel Awards).

Past recipients:

Pankaj Chandak

2017

Pankaj Chandak

Distinguished Allied Health Professional Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize an Allied Health Professional member who has rendered years of faithful service to the Society and/or who has made a significant contribution to pediatric transplantation. One award will be given every two years at the time of the Scientific Congress.

Criteria:

  • Candidate must be an Allied Health Professional (e.g. nurse, coordinator, psychologist, social worker, pharmacist, transplant administrator) who has contributed significantly to the field of pediatric transplantation and/or to IPTA throughout their career.
  • Must be a current member of IPTA at the time the nomination is submitted.
  • No individual can receive the award within five years of receiving a previous IPTA award. (Excludes Travel Awards).

Past recipients:

Rochelle Liverman

2017

Rochelle Liverman

Debra Lefkowitz

2015

Debra Lefkowitz