Awards

Laureate Awards

For more than 70 years, the Endocrine Society has recognized the meritorious achievements of endocrine researchers and clinicians worldwide. These awards recognize endocrinologists for seminal research, meritorious service, leadership and mentorship, innovation, international contributions, public service, translation of science to practice, and lifetime achievement.

Award categories honor the achievements of endocrinologists at all stages of their careers, recognizing those at the pinnacle of the field as well as young endocrinologists who are making a mark. The dedication, commitment, and achievements of current and past award recipients have each earned a place in endocrine history.

Congratulations to 2022 Laureate Award Recipients!

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Nominations

Nominations received through December 31, 2021 will be considered at the Laureate Awards Committee meeting in June, 2022 to select the awardees who will be recognized at ENDO 2023. Nominations received after that date will be considered for the following year’s awards.


Note: nomination form requires a member login.


Questions

Please contact the Endocrine Society with questions at +1.202.971.3636 or 1-888.363.6762 toll free (in the United States or Canada) or email [email protected].

Laureate Award Categories and Details

In recognition of the Society’s commitment to scientific excellence, the Endocrine Society is pleased to announce that it has restored the Edwin B. Astwood Award to the Laureate Awards to be presented at ENDO2023. Originally awarded from 1967 and renamed to honor the scientific contributions of the late Dr. Edwin B. Astwood, this laureate award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of endocrinology via their outstanding basic science research. Nominations are currently open and will be accepted until December 31, 2021.

Eligibility Criteria

  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nomination packages must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator, who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300 word citation (will be published in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

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The Fred Conrad Koch Lifetime Achievement Award—the Society’s highest honor—recognizes the lifetime achievements and exceptional contributions of an individual to the field of endocrinology.

Fred Conrad Koch, PhD, the Society’s 19th president, is best remembered for his elucidation of testicular function. In 1957, the late Elizabeth Koch bequeathed a substantial legacy to the Endocrine Society in memory of her late husband, Dr. Fred Conrad Koch.

Eligibility Criteria

  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nomination packages must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator, who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300 word citation (will be published in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

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Presented in recognition of outstanding research that accelerates the transition of scientific discoveries into clinical applications that improve human health or elucidate the pathogenesis of human disease. Translational research supported with this award will typically involve expertise, collaboration, and engagement across disciplines.

Gerald D. Aurbach, MD, the Endocrine Society’s 68th president, was a renowned researcher, mentor, and clinician, and his work revolutionized the understanding of bone metabolism and calcium homeostasis.

Supported by the Gerald D. Aurbach Memorial Fund

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Eligibility Criteria

  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nominations must be emailed to [email protected]ocrine.org.

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300-word citation (will be published as-is in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • List of 10 Most Significant Publications
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

Submit a Nomination

 


 

Presented to an endocrinologist who resides outside of the United States and has made exceptional contributions to the field of endocrinology in geographic areas with underdeveloped resources for endocrine research, education, clinical practice, or administration. These may include non-traditional activities with substantial local impact to their own country and/or internationally.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Nominee resides outside of the United States
  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nominations must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300-word citation (will be published as-is in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

Submit a Nomination

 


 

Presented to an internationally-recognized clinical investigator for meritorious contributions to clinical research related to pathogenesis, pathophysiology, and therapy of endocrine diseases.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nominations must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300-word citation (will be published as-is in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • List of 10 Most Significant Publications
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

Submit a Nomination

 


 

This award is presented in recognition of extraordinary contributions by a practicing endocrinologist to the endocrine and/or medical community. The recipient spends the majority of their time in the practice of clinical endocrinology.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nominations must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300-word citation (will be published as-is in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Colleague’s Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • Patient Letter of Support (one letter of support from an individual in the community who has been impacted by the nominee’s care)
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

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Presented in recognition of exceptional achievement as an educator in the discipline of endocrinology and metabolism.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nominations must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300-word citation (will be published as-is in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

Submit a Nomination

 


 

Established in 2013, this award is presented to recognize an individual or team of people who have demonstrated innovation to further endocrine research or practice in support of the field of endocrinology, patients, and society at large.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nominations must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300-word citation (will be published as-is in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

Submit a Nomination

 


 

Presented in recognition of outstanding leadership in fundamental or clinical endocrinology as exemplified by the recipient’s contributions and those of his or her trainees and associates to teaching, research, and/or administration.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nominations must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300-word citation (will be published as-is in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • List of Trainees
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

Submit a Nomination

 


 

This award is presented to an individual in recognition of their career commitment to mentoring, for making a significant positive impact on their mentees' education and career, and for advancing research or patient care in the field of endocrinology through their mentees. The key roles of a mentor include, but are not limited to, nurturing intellectual growth, career development, professional guidance, and positive role modeling.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nominations must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300-word citation (will be published as-is in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Colleague Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • List of Trainees
  • Description of Mentorship Activities and Reach - clearly and succinctly describe the mentor programs and or activities, target audience, and outcomes (required for clinical mentors and encouraged for research mentors)
  • Mentee Letter of Support (maximum of one letter, no longer than 1 page; may be co-signed by multiple mentees)
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

Submit a Nomination

 


 

Presented in recognition of outstanding contributions to the practice of clinical endocrinology in an academic setting.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nominations must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300-word citation (will be published as-is in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

Submit a Nomination

 


 

Presented for meritorious contributions to research in endocrinology.

Roy O. Greep, PhD, renowned for his seminal observations related to reproduction, tireless work as Editor-in-Chief of Endocrinology, and dedication to young investigators, earned respect and admiration around the world.

Supported by the Roy O. Greep Memorial Fund.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nominations must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300-word citation (will be published as-is in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • List of 10 Most Significant Publications
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

Submit a Nomination

 


 

Presented to an exceptionally promising young clinical or basic investigator who has not reached the age of 50 by December 31 of the year in which the award is presented. The award is based upon the contributions and achievements of the nominee’s own independent scholarship performed after completion of formal training and on the recipient’s entire body of work, rather than a single work.

Established in 1982 through a generous gift by an anonymous donor, this award honors the memory of the late Richard E. Weitzman, who had a brief but outstanding career studying neurohypophyseal hormone and cardiovascular-endocrine physiology.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Nominee must not reach the age of 50 by December 31 of the year in which the award is presented
  • This award is not limited to members of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nominations must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300-word citation (will be published as-is in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • List of 10 Most Significant Publications
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

Submit a Nomination

 


 

Presented in recognition of distinguished service to the Endocrine Society and the field of endocrinology.

Sidney H. Ingbar, MD, DSc, a leading authority on basic and clinical aspects of thyroid function, was a highly respected teacher and clinician, mentoring over 100 associates from across the world. Dr. Ingbar was the 65th president Endocrine Society.

Supported by the Sidney H. Ingbar Memorial Fund.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Member of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

Updates to existing nominations must be emailed to [email protected].

New nominations must be submitted by the primary nominator who is responsible for collecting and merging supporting documents in a single document (PDF or Word) in the order listed below:

 

  • 300-word citation (will be published as-is in Endocrine News if the nominee is selected)
  • Letter of Support (1 page each, no more than 2)
  • CV (abbreviated versions will not be accepted)

 

Submit a Nomination

 


 

 


 

Retired Laureate Awards (no longer accepting nominations)

Journals

The Best of Endocrine Society Journals 2020

Explore a collection of top articles published in the Endocrine Society journals in 2020, selected on the basis of citations, downloads, and Altmetric score.

Explore a collection of top articles published in the Endocrine Society journals in 2020, selected on the basis of citations, downloads, and Altmetric score.

Membership

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