The 2018 Award Winners - presented at the 25th Scientific Symposium in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Nov 2-6, 2018.
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 considers 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 presented as two separate awards, and the awardees do not need to be WPATH members.
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 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 transgender, and gender-nonconforming individuals, and to the field of transgender health.
Nominations Must Include*:
< >completed nomination formshort bio of the nominee (100 - 200 words)rationale for their nomination (one or two sentences)nominee’s contact information (email address and/or phone number)
*Incomplete Nominations will not be considered.
Award recipients and nominees will be notified directly by WPATH. Awards will be presented during the WPATH 26th Scientific Symposium (presented online in November 2020).Award recipients will be given complementary meeting registration.Award recipients will be asked to record a lecture on the topic of their choice.2020 award recipients will receive a small monetary gift as well as a plaque commemorating their win.
WPATH Lifetime Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award - $500 USD
WPATH Lifetime Distinguished Service Award - $500 USD
WPATH Distinguished Education and Advocacy Award - $500 USD
WPATH Outstanding Student Contribution Award - $250 USD
Thank you for your nominations.
Your WPATH 2020 Steering Committee and Board of Directors