FISPHGAN Outstanding Achievement Award

The FISPGHAN Outstanding Achievement Award is awarded ti individuls who have made a major contribution to international paediatric gastroenterology or hepatology or nutrition with respect to clinical care, research, setting or implementing standards, education or training, or strengthening in other ways the field or FISPGHAN as a society. The award may recognize a major achievement or a lifetime accomplishment. 


Criteria for selection may include:

  1. Outstanding scientific achievements related to paediatric gastroenterology and/or hepatology, and/or nutrition, usually documented by the candidate’s publication and citation record,
  2. Outstanding contributions to the standards, practice and training in the fields of paediatric gastroenterology or hepatology or nutrition,
  3. Outstanding contributions to FISPGHAN as a society,
  4. Personal integrity.

The Prize shall be awarded at least every four years, on the occasion of the FISPGHAN World Congress of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. The FISPGHAN council may decide to award additional prizes also in years without a World Congress, but usually no more than one award per year should be given out.

Each full or associate member society of FISPGHAN may submit one nomination for each call of the FISPGHAN Outstanding Achievement AWARDto the FISPGHAN president or office. The nomination should include a letter highlighting the reasons for nomination, a characterisation of the candidate’s achievements, and preferably the nominee’s CV, bibliography and citation record.


Nominations for the 2020 award should be submitted to the FISPGHAN office by e-mail: not later than  by 31 DEc. 2019.  


The Prize Winner will be selected by the FISPGHAN council. The 2020 Award shall be presented at the World Congress of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition held on 3-6 June 2020 at Copenhagen, Denmark.