Call for Nominations for the American Thyroid Association 2022 Awards

Thank you for your interest in submitting a nomination for the American Thyroid Association (ATA) Awards.  Below are descriptions of the awards, links to the nomination forms, and details on the required support documents.  All nomination forms must be submitted by March 31, 2022.  Incomplete nominations will not be considered.

Preparing Your Nomination Materials

Before submitting an award nomination form, please be sure you have the following required information available:

  • The name and email address of the nominee. For all awards except the Van Meter Award, nominees must be current members of the ATA.  ATA members can search for an email in the ATA Membership Directory.
  • Link 2-4 of the nominee’s most significant publications (citation or full-text), or PDFs of these publications.
  • The names and email address of three people to complete the nomination support form. (NOTE: For the Lewis E. Braverman Distinguished Lectureship Award at least one of the supporters should be a mentee.)

Please email us if you have any questions.

Nomination Forms

Lewis E. Braverman Distinguished Lectureship Award Nomination FormThe Lewis E. Braverman Distinguished Lectureship Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated excellence and passion for mentoring fellows, students, and junior faculty; has a long history of productive thyroid research; and is devoted to the ATA.  The award is endowed by contributions to honor Dr. Lewis E. Braverman.  Award Criteria: ATA membership is required.

Distinguished Service Award Nomination FormThe Distinguished Service Award (DSA) honors a member who has made important and continuing contributions to the American Thyroid Association (ATA). Award Criteria: ATA membership is required.

Valerie Anne Galton Distinguished Lectureship Award Nomination FormThe Valerie Anne Galton Distinguished Lectureship Award recognizes an individual who has been instrumental in collaborative research that has significantly contributed to the advancement of our clinical knowledge of thyroid conditions. The award is endowed by contributions to honor Dr. Valerie Galton. Award Criteria: ATA membership is required.

Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award Nomination FormThe Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award, endowed by contributions to honor the memory of Sidney H. Ingbar, recognizes outstanding academic achievements in thyroidology, in keeping with the innovation and vision that epitomized Dr. Ingbar’s brilliant investigative career. The Ingbar award is conferred upon an established investigator who has made major contributions to thyroid-related research over many years. Award Criteria: ATA membership is required.

The John B. Stanbury Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal Nomination FormThe John B. Stanbury Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal recognizes outstanding research contributions, either conceptual or technical, to the understanding of thyroid physiology or the pathophysiology of thyroid disease, as evidenced by having a major impact on research or clinical practice related to thyroid diseases. Award Criteria: ATA membership is required.

Van Meter Award Lecture Nomination FormThe Van Meter Award Lecture, established in 1930, recognizes outstanding contributions to research on the thyroid gland or related subjects. The award is given each year to an investigator who is not older than the age of 45 in the year of the award. (The Van Meter award winner is kept secret until the time of the award lecture during the annual meeting). Award Criteria: ATA membership is not required.  Nominee is 45 or younger at the time of nomination.

Women in Thyroidology (WIT): Woman of the Year Award Nomination Form – The Woman of the Year is selected based on her long-standing commitment to the ATA and to the advancement of women both within the organization and in the thyroid field. The nominees need not have been recognized for their academic or clinical contributions.