WPATH AWARDS

 

This year's award winners have been selected! Awards are to be presented
at the WPATH Symposium in Buenos Aires Nov 2-6, 2018.

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WPATH Lifetime Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award 
WPATH Lifetime Distinguished Service Award 
WPATH Distinguished Education and Advocacy Award
WPATH Outstanding Student Contribution Award

WPATH Lifetime Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award 
Description: 
This is an award for a senior researcher in our field who has made an important contribution to advancing the knowledge and quality of care in transgender health. This award is given to a WPATH member and takes into account their entire body of research over the course of their career.

WPATH Lifetime Distinguished Service Award 
Description: 
This is an award to honor a senior WPATH member who has made a significant contribution to the society and transgender health over the course of their career.

WPATH Distinguished Education and Advocacy Award
Description:
 This is an award to honor an individual or group who has/have contributed significantly to the promotion of transgender health and rights through education and/or advocacy work. This may be two separate awards, and the awardees do not need to be WPATH members.

Process:
Please send award nominations by April 24, 2018 to the WPATH office at wpath@wpath.org SUBJECT: WPATH AWARDS.  

Nominations must include a short bio of the nominee (100 - 200 words) and a rationale for their nomination (one or two sentences) as well as the nominee’s email address and/or phone number. 

Please ensure to include your name and contact information, including phone and email address. Nominations without a biosketch and rationale will NOT be considered. 

Award Presentation: 
The chair will notify the award recipient by June 1, 2018. These awards, which include complementary meeting registration, will be presented at the WPATH 2018 Symposium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, though winners do not have to be present to receive the award.

In addition to complementary meeting registration, the winners of the WPATH Lifetime Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award and the WPATH Lifetime Distinguished Service Award will receive return economy airfare and accommodation and be invited to present a plenary lecture on the topic of their choice.

 

WPATH Outstanding Student Contribution Award
Description:
This award honors a graduate student or postdoctoral scholar who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of transgender health through scholarship, research, curriculum development, policy, or has demonstrated exemplary service to the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH).

Nominees: Please feel free to nominate graduate student(s) currently enrolled in a graduate program, or recently graduated student(s) who have made contributions in transgender-related program areas such as medicine, law, the social sciences, and other academic and applied disciplines, the practice of which contribute to the well-being of transsexual, transgender, and gender-nonconforming individuals, and to the field of transgender health. Self-nominations are encouraged.

Process: Please send award nominations by April 24, 2018 to the WPATH office at wpath@wpath.org SUBJECT: WPATH STUDENT AWARDS.  

Nominations should include:

  • a letter of recommendation (no more than 2 letters)
  • the nominee’s CV
  • nominee’s email address and/or phone number.


Award Presentation: The chairs will notify the award recipient by June 1, 2018. The award, which includes a cash prize and complementary meeting registration, will be presented at the WPATH 2018 Symposium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, though individuals do not have to be present to receive the award.

Thank you,
Jamison Green PhD WPATH Past-President
Chair, WPATH Awards Committee

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