About the Award:
This award recognizes excellence by early career and trainees from top abstracts submitted in the Early Career Clinical Case Reports category.
ISHLT offers a session each year at the Annual Meeting entitled, . Cases are submitted during abstract submission by early career and trainees, and the top abstracts from this category are selected for oral presentation
in the session. Expert senior clinicians are invited to discuss the intricacies of these cases and share clinical pearls. At the conclusion of the session, the best case presentation is selected by a panel of judges. The award recipient will receive complimentary registration to the next year's ISHLT Annual Meeting
First authors who meet all eligibility criteria during abstract submission are automatically considered for the award.
- Candidate must be in the early stage of their career (formal professional training completed six or fewer years ago) or in training.
- Candidate must be a current ISHLT member or working under a current ISHLT member.
- Candidate must be first author and presenter.
- Candidate must not have previously won the award.
2021 Daniel Beauchamp, MD
"Metastatic Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma Masquerading as Acute on Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Requiring ECMO"
2019 Hari P. Tunuguntla, MD, MPH
"Stop the Leak! Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Pediatric VAD Patient"
2018 Tiffany K. Roberts, PhD
"Third Party HLA Antibody as a Surrogate Marker for Treatment of Non-HLA AMR"
2017 Robert Gottlieb, MD, PhD
"Donor-derived transmission of hepatitis C in a hepatitis C-naïve heart transplant recipient treated with a pan-genotypic agent with 12-week sustained virologic response: viral kinetics and implications for expanded donor availability"
2016 Yasufumi Goda, MD
"Bilateral Living-Donor Lobar Lung Transplantation Using Right to Left Inverted Lobar Transplantation and Sparing Native Right Upper Lobe in a Patient with Undersized Donor Lungs"
2015 Ankit Bharat, MD
"Autoantibodies Against Lung Tissue Can Cause Hyper Acute as Well as Acute Antibody Mediated Rejection Following Lung Transplantation"
2014 Lauren Sacha
"Carfilzomib for Refractory Antibody Mediated Rejection and Allosensitization in Heart Transplantation"
2013 Mustafa Ahmed, MD
"Rapid Respiratory Failure after Heart Transplant"
2012 Erin Albers, MD
"Ventricular Dysfunction after Pediatric Heart Transplant: It’s Not Always Rejection!"
2011 Michelle M. Kittleson, MD, PhD
"Managing the Threat of Donor-Transmitted Amoebic Encephalitis in a Heart Transplant Recipient"