Fred Conrad Koch Lifetime Achievement Award

About the Award

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

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:

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

Submit a Nomination


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

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