|The nomination period for the 2015 Honorific Awards is now open.
The Honorific Awards are the Society's most prestigious awards, recognizing significant contributions to the field of hematology made by individual ASH members. Each year, the Society honors outstanding hematologists with the following awards: Wallace H. Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology, Henry M. Stratton Medal, William Dameshek Prize, E. Donnall Thomas Lecture and Prize, and Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize. To read more about the history of each award, see the links on the left.
2013 Honorific Award Winners Announced
ASH is pleased to announce the seven scientist who have received 2013 Honorific Awards for their significant contributions to the understanding and treatment of hematologic diseases.
- Wallace H. Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology- Professor Sir David Weatherall, MD, Oxford University
- Henry M. Stratton Medal- Nancy Andrews, MD, PhD, Duke University, Elaine Jaffe, MD, National Cancer Institute
- William Dameshek Prize- Andrew S. Weyrich, PhD, The University of Utah
- E. Donnall Thomas Lecture and Prize- Katherine A. High, MD, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize- Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, Stony Brook University; David J. Kuter, MD, DPhil, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
New- Nominations for the ASH Honorific Awards will now be accepted throughout the year. Any nomination
submitted prior to the award deadline will be considered for the current
year's review cycle. Nominations submitted after the award deadline
will be considered for the following year's review cycle.
A complete nomination must include the following:
- A completed nomination form for:
- A letter of nomination summarizing the nominee’s contributions to hematology, including the reason for the nomination
- A copy of the nominee’s current CV
- Completed forms should be sent via e-mail, along with the above checklist materials to email@example.com
- Honorific Award Nominations Guidance- NEW
- Both nominees and nominators for the Dameshek Prize, Stratton Medal, and Thomas Lecture must be members of ASH.
- Nominees and nominators for the Beutler Lecture and Prize and Wallace H. Coulter Award do not need to be members of ASH for a nominee to be considered.
- Nominees of all nationalities and all countries of residence are eligible.
- Self-nominations and posthumous nominations will not be accepted.
- Past recipients are not eligible for the award they received prior.
- Recipients may only receive one of the following awards per year; Mentor Awards, Wallace H. Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology, Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize, William Dameshek Prize, Henry M. Stratton Medal, and E. Donnall Thomas Lecture and Prize.
- Voting members of the ASH Executive Committee and the ASH Awards Committee are ineligible for an honorific award during their tenure.
| Current Honorific Awards Nomination and Review Cycle
|Notification of awards for 2014 recipients
|Presentation of awards for 2014 recipients
|2013- 2014 Honorific Awards Nomination and Review Cycle
|Nomination Forms Available
||November 7, 2013
||July 2, 2014
|Notification of awards for 2015 recipients
|Presentation of awards for 2015 recipients
For more information or questions about the Honorific Awards, please contact ASH Awards, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 202-776-0544.
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