Vanguard Award history

Vanguard Award history

The Vanguard Awards have been instituted to recognize two outstanding ILTS members who are age 42 or younger.

Past Recipients:

  • 2020: Amelia Hessheimer, MD; Harvey Chen, MD
  • 2019: David Nasralla, BMBCh, MA(Oxon), MRCS; Yoshihiro Ono, MD, PhD
  • 2018: Karim Halazun, MD; Kazunari Sasaki, MD; Nicolas Goldaracena, MD
  • 2017: Gonzalo Sapisochin, MD; Guangxiang Gu, MD
  • 2016: Prashant Bhangui, MBBS, MS; Cheng-Maw Ho, MD, PhD; Shinichiro Yokota, MD, PhD
  • 2015: Christian Toso, MD, PhD; Alina Allen, MD;
  • 2014: Alessandro Vitale, MD, PhD; Osamu Yoshida, MD, PhD
  • 2013: Julie K. Heimbach, MD; Haofeng Ji, MD
  • 2012: Armin Goralczyk, MD; Naohisa Kuriyama, MD, PhD
  • 2011: Jennifer C. Lai, MD; Sonali Joshi, MBBS
  • 2010: Jason Y. Rhee, PhD; Koji Hashimoto, MD
  • 2009: Constantino Fondevila, MD, PhD