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2018 Society Awards

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IDSA recognizes our members' contributions to the field of infectious disease with the following awards:

 

Lifetime achievement:

Early achievement:

Exemplary achievement:

 

Nomination Requirements

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Each award recipient will receive a $1,500 honorarium and will be reimbursed for IDWeek travel expenses to include coach airfare and one-night lodging to attend the award presentation.

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The Alexander Fleming Award

 

About the Alexander Fleming Award

The Alexander Fleming Award for lifetime achievement is granted to an IDSA member or fellow in recognition of a career that reflects major contributions to the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge about infectious diseases.


Nominations

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2018 Alexander Fleming Award Winner

 

Whitley.jpgRichard J. Whitley, MD, FIDSA, a pioneer in the development of antiviral therapies for infections in children and adults, is the recipient of IDSA’s 2018 Alexander Fleming Award for Lifetime Achievement. This award recognizes a career that reflects major contributions to the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge about infectious diseases.

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The D.A. Henderson Award

 

About the D.A. Henderson Award

New in 2017, The D.A. Henderson Award for Outstanding contributions to Public Health will recognize a lifetime of achievement in public health. Dr. Henderson’s role in leading the successful eradication of smallpox will stand forever as a shining example of the profound impact that infectious disease physicians and scientists can have in preventing disease and relieving human suffering. By naming this award in his honor we hope to inspire others to become champions for public health throughout the world.


Nominations

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2018 D.A. Henderson Award Winner

 

Schaffner.JPGWilliam Schaffner, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, a peerless communicator and committed proponent of adult immunization, is the recipient of IDSA’s 2018 D.A. Henderson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Public Health. Named to honor the memory of Dr. Henderson, who led the successful eradication of smallpox, this award recognizes a lifetime of achievement in public health.

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The Watanakunakorn Clinician Award

 

About the Watanakunakorn Clinician Award

Named to honor the memory of Dr. Chatrchai Watanakunakorn, this award is given annually by the IDSA Education and Research Foundation to an IDSA member of fellow in recognition of outstanding achievement in the clinical practice of infectious diseases.

Nominees must have spent most of their career working predominantly in direct clinical care, whether private practice or part of a health-system group. The recipient must be in clinical practice, and exhibit excellence in one or more of the following areas:

Clinical care, clinical research, patient or community education, compassion, patient advocacy, general community service, and service to a national or state infectious diseases society. Local recognition in medical journals, newspapers, or magazines will also be taken into consideration.


Nominations

2019 Nomination Information Coming Soon!


 

2018 Watanakunakorn Clinician Award Winner

 

Hartman.JPGBarry J. Hartman, MD, FIDSA, a renowned clinician and teacher with a long history of service locally and nationally, is the recipient of IDSA’s 2018 Watanakunakorn Clinician Award. Named to honor the memory of Chatrchai Watanakunakorn, this award is presented by the IDSA  Foundation to recognize an IDSA member or fellow for outstanding achievement in the clinical practice of infectious diseases.

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The Walter E. Stamm Mentor Award

 

About the Walter E. Stamm Mentor Award

Named to honor the late past-president Walter E. Stamm, MD, FIDSA, this award was created to recognize individuals who have served as exemplary mentors and is presented to an IDSA member or fellow who has been exceptional in guiding professional growth of infectious diseases professionals.


Nominations

Nominees may work in any field of infectious diseases; be involved in patient care, education, or research; and be in private practice, academia, or public health. Nominees may mentor medical students, doctoral and post-doctoral students, residents, fellows, or those early in their professional careers. Current trainees of a nominee are not eligible to write nomination letters for the Mentor Award.

Requirements for the award include:

  • Availability to provide counsel, assistance, and encouragement
  • Willingness to make serving as a mentor a priority
  • Ability to assist in identifying and achieving goals, and developing important skills
  • Ability to assist in solving problems and overcoming obstacles impeding career development
  • Important role model characteristics, such as integrity and compassion
  • Well-established record for training and mentoring academic and IDSA leaders over a sustained period of time

2019 Nomination Information Coming Soon!


 

 

2018 Walter E. Stamm Mentor Winner

 

Carol Kauffman.jpgCarol A. Kauffman, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, a dedicated mentor to countless trainees and colleagues during her career, is the recipient of IDSA’s 2018 Walter E. Stamm Mentor Award. Named to honor the memory of a former IDSA president who was renowned for nurturing the careers of others, this award recognizes individuals who have served as exemplary mentors and who have been exceptional in guiding the professional growth of infectious diseases professionals.

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The Oswald Avery Award

 

About the Oswald Avery Award

The Oswald Avery Award recognizes outstanding achievement in an area of infectious diseases by an individual member or fellow of IDSA who is 45 or younger (on December 31 of the year preceding the IDWeek at which the award is given). The award is based on overall achievement, not usually a single study.


Nominations

Nominees for the Oswald Avery Award must be 45 or younger. Please take a moment to review the nomination application and ensure that an NIH biosketch is available to upload as a part of the nominations package.

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2018 Oswald Avery Award Winner

 

Susanna Naggie.jpgSusanna Naggie, MD, MHS, FIDSA, whose novel research on the treatment of patients co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) has advanced the field, is the recipient of IDSA’s 2018 Oswald Avery Award for Early Achievement. This honor recognizes members or fellows of IDSA age 45 or younger who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in an area of infectious diseases.

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The Clinical Practice Innovation Award

 

About the Clinical Practice Innovation Award

The Clinical Practice Innovation Award will be awarded to members who devote the majority of their time to patient care and who have significantly advanced the clinical practice of infectious diseases within the last five years. This may be accomplished through innovation in clinical practice design or management, or advocacy on the behalf of IDSA that fosters change to better recognize the value of infectious diseases practice.


Nominations

2019 Nomination Information Coming Soon!


 

2018 Clinical Practice Innovation Award Winner

 

Siddiqui.jpgJaveed Siddiqui, MD, MPH, a pioneer in the clinical application of telemedicine to infectious diseases, is the recipient of IDSA’s 2018 Clinical Practice Innovation Award. This award recognizes members who devote the majority of their time to patient care and have, within the last five years, significantly advanced the clinical practice of infectious diseases by making innovations in clinical practice design or management, or by fostering change to better recognize the value of infectious diseases practice.

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The Society Citation Award

 

About the Society Citation Award

The Society Citation is a discretionary award given in recognition of exemplary contribution to IDSA, and outstanding discovery in the field of infectious diseases, or a lifetime of outstanding achievement. More than one award may be given each year.


Nominations

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2018 Society Citation Award Winner

 

Saravolatz.jpgLouis D. Saravolatz, MD, FIDSA, a widely respected clinician and researcher with a strong commitment to IDSA, is the recipient of the 2018 IDSA Society Citation. First awarded in 1977, this is a discretionary award given in recognition of exemplary contribution to IDSA, an outstanding discovery in the field of infectious diseases, or a lifetime of outstanding achievement.

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The Clinical Teacher Award

 

About the Clinical Teacher Award

The Clinical Teacher Award honors a career involved in teaching clinical infectious diseases to fellows, residents, or medical students and recognizes excellence as a clinician and motivation to teach the next generation.


Nominations

Particular attention will be given to nominations that document the impact of an individual on the school and community where he or she practices.

Requirements for the award include:

  • Exemplary teaching skills
  • Implementation of innovative educational programs
  • Outstanding bedside and patient communication skills and the ability to convey these skills to others
  • Evidence of teaching awards at the local or regional level
  • Sustained excellence in teaching (nominees should be at least 10 years out of fellowship)

2019 Nomination Information Coming Soon!


 

2018 Clinical Teacher Award Winners

 

Frank Berkowitz.jpgFrank E. Berkowitz, MD, MPH, is one of two recipients of IDSA’s 2018 Clinical Teacher Award. This award honors a career dedicated to teaching clinical infectious diseases to fellows, residents, and medical students and recognizes excellence as a clinician and motivation to teach the next generation of physicians.

 

 

 

 

Tunkel Allan.jpgAllan R. Tunkel, MD, PhD, FIDSA, is one of two recipients of IDSA’s 2018 Clinical Teacher Award. This award honors a career dedicated to teaching clinical infectious diseases to fellows, residents, and medical students and recognizes excellence as a clinician and motivation to teach the next generation of physicians.

 

 

 

 

 

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