Criteria: The GIPS Jack Yardley Investigator Award recognizes seminal contributions or a significant body of published work that advances the field of gastrointestinal pathology. Successful candidates must be first or senior authors of publications for consideration.
Eligibility: Applicants/nominees must be GIPS members in good standing. Only nominees who are younger than 50 years of age at the time of the application deadline will be considered for the award.
Procedure: Any current GIPS member can nominate a candidate for the Young Investigator Award. These individuals must provide a brief description of the significant contributions made by the nominee. Review of applications and final selection of awardees will be performed by the Nominating Committee. Nominations for 2020 are closed, and the winner has been selected.
Notification & Presentation: Final selection of the awardee will be made by mid-February 2020, and the selected candidate will be notified. A formal award presentation will be made during the GIPS business meeting following the Companion Meeting at the USCAP annual conference.
Applications for the 2021 award are currently being accepted. The deadline is 1/29/2021. Please download the nomination form and send via email (along with candidate’s Curriculum Vitae) to Dr. Michael Torbenson.
2020: Reetesh K. Pai
2019: Rish K. Pai
2018: Rhonda K. Yantiss
2017: Laura D. Wood
2016: Amitabh Srivastava
2015: N. Volkan Adsay
2014: Jason L. Hornick