Awards

Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award

Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award

This prestigious award established by ASHG in honor of the late Dr. Victor A. McKusick, is presented on behalf of the Society to an individual whose professional achievements have fostered and enriched the development of various human genetics disciplines. Potential recipients should exemplify the enduring leadership and vision required to ensure that the field of... Read More

Early-Career Award

Early-Career Award

The ASHG Early-Career Award recognizes scientists who are in the early stages of their careers as independent investigators. The candidate must not have been an independent investigator for more than 10 years and the work submitted for consideration must have been primarily the product of the candidate’s independent lab. The awardee will receive a plaque... Read More

Mentorship Award

Mentorship Award

The ASHG Mentorship Award honors ASHG members who have significant records of accomplishment as mentors. The award is open to individuals at all academic ranks, but eligible candidates must have demonstrated a sustained pattern of exemplary mentorship at the graduate student, postdoctoral, residency, or fellowship level. The awardee will receive a plaque and a monetary... Read More

Advocacy Award

Advocacy Award

The ASHG Advocacy Award honors individuals or groups of individuals who have exhibited excellence and achievement in promoting the science of human genetics and its application for the common good. The awardee will receive a plaque and a monetary award of $10,000 at the Society’s Annual Meeting. Areas of advocacy may include, but are not... Read More

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