AGA Recognition Prizes

Each year, AGA honors a number of individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of gastroenterology. Nominations for the 2017 awards are now being accepted.

 

2016 Award Winners

Julius Friedenwald Medal

William Beaumont Prize

 

 

 

Distinguished Clinician Awards

 

Clinical Academic Practice

 

 

 

Distinguished Educator Awards

 

 

 

Distinguished Mentor Awards

 

 

 

Distinguished Achievement Award in Basic Science

 

 

 

Young Investigator Awards

 

Clinical Science

Basic Science

 

 

For more information on the awards, review each link below.

 

Julius Friedenwald Medal

Established in 1941, this recognition prize honors an individual who has contributed significantly to AGA and has made lifelong contributions to the field of gastroenterology. This is the highest honor bestowed upon an AGA member.

 

Distinguished Achievement Award in Basic Science

Established in 1968, this recognition prize honors a senior investigator who has made major accomplishments in basic research that have significantly advanced the science and/or practice of gastroenterology.

William Beaumont Prize

Established in 1976, this recognition prize honors a senior investigator who has made a major contribution that has significantly advanced care of patients with digestive diseases through clinical/translational research.

 

Distinguished Clinician Awards

Two individuals are recognized each year; one award will be given to a member in private practice and one to a member in clinical academic practice.

 

Distinguished Educator Award

This recognition prize honors an individual for  achievements as outstanding educators over a lifelong career.

Distinguished Mentor Award

This recognition prize honors an individual for  achievements as outstanding mentors over a lifelong career.