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Assembly on Pediatrics Annual Founder's Award

The Assembly on Pediatrics will be presenting its Founders Award at the ATS International Conference. This award is presented to a member of the Pediatric Assembly annually at the Pediatric Assembly Founder’s Dinner in recognition of his or her role in founding the disciplines of pediatric respiratory diseases including Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Neonatal Medicine programs, and a lifetime of achievement in Pediatric Respiratory Medicine.  The Pediatrics Assembly is seeking candidates for the award. Please submit nominations for the award along with a short letter in support of your nominee addressing each of the following criteria:

Criteria:

  • The candidate should be recognized for making seminal contributions to the science or practice of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine. 
  • The candidate should be recognized by his/her peers as an outstanding clinician and/or researcher, teacher and mentor.
  • Contributions to the Pediatric Assembly in the form of Committee participation or Chairmanship will be viewed favorably.
  • Candidates in Pediatric Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Neonatal Medicine all will be considered.

2020 Assembly on Pediatrics - Pediatric Founders Award

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When the Society awards an Honor, the Honor reflects the Society's judgment that the honoree's contributions to, and effect on, the field are exemplary. The Society takes into account the totality of the individual's work, professional conduct, ethics and reputation. It expects those who hold Honors to embody highly professional and ethical conduct in their work and interactions with others in the course of their careers. As part of that commitment, we ask that you include a statement in the text box below attesting, to the best of your knowledge, that the nominee's conduct has conformed to the values and expectations in the Policy on Professionalism and Ethical Conduct, and there have been no allegations against the nominee to the contrary, except to the extent you have disclosed them to ATS in your statement.

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To the best of my knowledge, the nominee's conduct has conformed to the values and expectations in the Code of Conduct Policy, and there have been no allegations against the nominee to the contrary, except to the extent I have disclosed them to ATS. *
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Past Founder's Award Recipients:

2019 - Thomas G. Keens, MD
2018 - Robert E. Wood, PhD, MD
2017 - John G. Brooks, MD
2016 - Carl F. Doershuk, MD
2015 - William W. Waring, MD
2014 - Howard Eigen, MD
2013 - Thomas F. Boat, MD
2012 - Victor Chernick, MD
2011 - Robert Mellins, MD
2010 - Lynn Taussig MD

Last Reviewed: May 2019