International Outstanding Clinician Award
This award recognises an outstanding contribution and lifetime commitment to the practice of clinical paediatric endocrinology in a country outside Europe and the Mediterranean basin. The award aims to strengthen the relationship between ESPE and its sister societies and to acknowledge excellence in paediatric endocrinology around the world.
Nominations are currently closed
Nominations are invited for the International Outstanding Clinician Award through the following procedure:
- Self nominations are not accepted.
- Candidates must be nominated in writing by one ESPE member or an official representative of a sister society to ESPE.
- Any candidate nominated by an ESPE member should be endorsed by the local sister society.
- A letter of endorsement, outlining the suitability of the candidate for the award, should accompany the nomination.
- Candidates should submit their full CV.
- The International Outstanding Clinician Award is conferred during a presentation ceremony at the ESPE annual meeting with a brief response from the winner; the award does not include a lecture within the awards session.
- All nominations must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Candidates may only be considered for one award each year. If a candidate is nominated for more than one award, they will be asked to choose which award they wish to be considered for.
- Candidates should have made significant contribution to the field of paediatric endocrinology in their individual countries.
- There is no age limitation.
- Candidates must be nominated by one ESPE member or the official representative of a sister society to ESPE .
- Candidates must be from a country outside Europe and the Mediterranean basin.
- Current members of the ESPE Council and the Andrea Prader Committee are ineligible for this award.
- A minimum of 3 nominations is required for this award. If fewer than 3 nominations are received the AP committee may reopen nominations for the award.
- All nominations will be acknowledged by email.
- Selection of the award winner will be made by the Andrea Prader Committee.
- The decision will be made by the Andrea Prader Committee and is based on the candidates' outstanding contribution and lifetime commitment to the practice of clinical paediatric endocrinology in a country outside Europe and the Mediterranean basin.
- The successful candidate will be notified by the Secretary General by the end of June. Candidates who have not received notification by this date should assume that they have not been successful.
2021 Professor Veronica Mericq, Chile
2020 Professor Jean-Pierre Chanoine, Vancouver, Canada
2019 Professor Abiola Oduwole, Lagos, Nigeria
2018 Dr Palany Raghupathy, Bangalore, India
2017 Dr Margaret Zacharin, Melbourne, Australia
2016 Dr Marco Rivarola, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2015 Dr Meena Desai, Mumbai, India