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This is the home page for the Pipeline Award.  Please visit the Awards Home Page to apply for a different award. 

Once you have read the requirements, please Click Here to submit your nomination. 

Maintaining a community of excellence in transplantation requires the ongoing recruitment of outstanding students and residents to the field.  The ASTS Pipeline Award recognizes an ASTS member who is dedicated to student and resident development through outreach, clinical engagement or research efforts. Each year, the Pipeline Taskforce will recognize the recipient during the Awards Ceremony at the Winter Symposium. The recipient’s award will support the attendance of one of his/her mentee’s to the Winter Symposium including a $1,500 honorarium, hotel accommodations for three nights (room and tax only), and complimentary registration to the Winter Symposium.

Eligibility & Requirements:

  • Eligible nominees must be an ASTS member <25 years in practice (this includes both regular members and associate members).
  • Individuals applying must provide a brief summary of the nominee’s role in the transplant pipeline
  • Submit at least two nomination letters from mentee’s whose career choice has been impacted by the nominee.
  • Nominee’s CV
  • The nominee cannot be a previous recipient of the ASTS Pipeline Award.
  • The nominee cannot be a current member of the ASTS Pipeline Taskforce.

Selection Criteria:

The nominee must show dedication to the transplant experience of residents or medical students through at least one of the following:

  • Project development targeting recruitment of residents, medical students
  • Recognize research focused on recruitment or transplant related education of residents or medical students
  • Outstanding mentorship to residents or students

The nominations will be reviewed by the ASTS Pipeline Taskforce.