Outstanding Clinician Award

The Outstanding Clinician Award was established in 2001 and recognises outstanding clinical contribution to the practice of Clinical Paediatric Endocrinology.

Nominations for 2020 now closed


  • Self nominations are not accepted
  • Candidates must be nominated in writing by an ESPE member
  • Candidates must be an ESPE member
  • Current members of the ESPE Council and the Andrea Prader Committee are ineligible for this award
  • A letter of endorsement, outlining the suitability of the candidate for the award, should accompany each nomination
  • Candidates should submit their full CV, including contributions to ESPE
  • The 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
  • 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


  • The award is open to all ESPE members. There is no age limitation
  • Current members of the ESPE Council and the Andrea Prader Committee are ineligible for this award


  • The decision will be made by the Andrea Prader Committee and is based on the candidates’ contribution to clinical paediatric endocrinology and involvement in ESPE activities
  • 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

2019 Professor Jan Lebl, Prague, Czech Republic

2018 Professor John Gregory, Cardiff, UK

2017 Dr Feyza Darendeliler, Istanbul, Turkey

2016 Dr Hilary Hoey, Leixlip, Ireland

2015 Dr Malcolm Donaldson, Glasgow, UK

2014 Dr Tomasz Romer, Warsaw, Poland

2013 Dr Sergio Bernasconi, Parma, Italy

2012 Dr Chris Kelnar, Edinburgh, UK

2011 Dr Isis Ghali, Cairo, Egypt

2010 Dr Herwig Frisch, Vienna, Austria

2009 Dr Giusseppe Chiumello, Milan, Italy

2008 Dr Ferenc Péter, Budapest, Hungary

2007 Dr Catherine Dacou-Voutetakis, Athens, Greece

2006 Dr Ruth Illig, Zurich, Switzerland

2005 Dr Jean-Claude Job, Paris, France

2004 Dr Emanuele Cacciari, Bologna, Italy

2003 Dr Otto Westphal, Göteborg, Sweden

2002 Dr Jaakko Perheentupa, Helsinki, Finland

2001 Dr Dagfinn Aarskog, Bergen, Norway