REAL Advancing in Liver Transplantation Award

(Mid- or Senior Career)

The REAL Advancing in Liver Transplantation Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the advance of liver transplantation education in all parts of the world.

Applications are reviewed annually by the ILTS Education and Scholarship Committee, with consideration given to the ILTS goals of promoting diverse regional and specialization representation.




  • seven years of practice after the end of training or more
  • candidate must be nominated through the ILTS website
  • self-nominations welcome
  • nominee must upload their application through the ILTS website
  • previous winners are not eligible


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 the ILTS Regional Expansion of Advanced Learning Program (REAL), or to the advance of liver transplantation education worldwide


Awardee receives

  • complimentary registration to the ILTS Annual Congress of the year
  • 1-year ILTS membership


Selection process

  • HOW? online nominations & applications
  • WHEN?
    • nomination: January 1 – March 1
    • application: January 1 – March 1
    • winner announcement: March
  • WHERE? You are in the right place! The submission forms will be available below from January 1






See list of awardees