Advancing Equity in Liver Transplantation Award

(Mid- or Senior Career)

(Mid- or Senior Career)

The Advancing Equity in Liver Transplantation Award recognizes ILTS members for their outstanding contributions to increase equity and reduce discrimination in the field of liver transplantation.

Applications are reviewed annually by the ILTS Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Committee, with consideration given to the ILTS goals of promoting diverse regional and specialization representation.



  • Candidate must be of mid- or senior-career status
  • Nominations must be submitted through the ILTS website
  • At least one nomination from another ILTS member is required to apply
  • Both nominator and candidate must be ILTS members in good standing
  • Once nominated, candidates must upload their application online through a link provided by the ILTS Secretariat
  • Winners of the ILTS Society Awards (not based on abstracts) from the previous three years are not eligible
  • Vice-chairs and chairs of the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Committee are not eligible during their term of office


Application formatting

The completed application must include:

  • a standardized CV including the main contributions relevant for the award: eg, publications, professional society involvement, community projects involvement
  • a candidate statement, reflecting previous contributions to increase equity and reduce discrimination in liver transplantation, including EDI-related mentorship


Awardee receives

  • Complimentary registration to the ILTS Annual Congress of the year


Selection process

  • HOW?
    • Online nominations & applications
  • WHEN?
    • step 1: Nominations can be submitted from October 10
    • step 2: Application window closes January 31
    • Announcement of winners: March
  • WHERE? You are in the right place! The nomination form will be available below from October 10. Candidates will receive a link via email to submit an online application once they have been nominated.


See list of awardees