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2011 American Society of Cytopathology Awards

The ASC provides special awards to outstanding individuals in the field of cytology. The following Awards will be presented throughout the Scientific Sessions of the 59th Annual Scientific Meeting.

2011 Papanicolaou Award 

 
The Papanicolaou Award, established in 1958, is the highest award given by the Society and is presented annually to a physician or Ph.D. member. Recipients are in recognition of meritorious contributions in the field of Cytopathology.
 
Dr. Mary K. Sidawy is the recipient of the 2011 Papanicolaou Award. Dr. Sidawy will present the Papanicolaou Address on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 11:30 am during the Scientific Sessions and receive the Papanicolaou Award on Monday, November 7 at 5:00 pm, during the Awards Presentation.

 

2011 Cytotechnologist Award for Outstanding AchievementThe Cytotechnologist Award for Outstanding Achievement, established in 1969, is presented annually to an ASC Cytotechnologist. Selection of the recipient is in recognition of meritorious service or accomplishments to the field of cytology.The 2011 Cytotechnologist Award for Outstanding Achievement will be presented to Ms. Cahill on Monday, November 7 at 5:00 pm, during the Awards Presentation.

 

2011 Excellence in Education Award This Award was established in 1998 and is presented annually to a cytotechnologist or physician member of the ASC. The Award is in recognition of meritorious service or accomplishments in the field of cytopathology education to include the education of cytotechnologists, pathology residents and/or cytopathology fellows.The 2011 Excellence in Education Award will be presented to Dr. Gupta on Monday, November 7 at 5:00 pm, during the Awards Presentation.

 

2011 President’s Award The President’s Award was established in 1992 and is presented annually to an ASC member.  Selection of the recipient is at the discretion of the current ASC President.The 2011 President’s Award will be presented to Dr. Margaret Havens Neal. Dr. Neal will receive the President’s Award on Monday, November 7 at 5:00 pm, during the Awards Presentation.


Poster/Platform Awards

The ASC provides awards to support young investigators submitting abstracts to the ASC Annual Scientific Meeting. The selection is based upon research excellence as evidenced by peer-reviewed scoring. The following awards will be presented during the Scientific Sessions on Monday,  November 7, 2011 at 5:00 pm.

Warren R. Lang, M.D. Resident Physician Award
Established in 1978, the award is presented annually to recognize a resident or fellow in an approved training program who submits the best scientific paper in cytology at a poster or platform session during the ASC Annual Scientific Meeting.

Cytotechnologist Scientific Presentation Award
Established in 1969, the award is presented in recognition of a cytotechnologist or student cytotechnologist enrolled in a CAAHEP-accredited cytotechnology program who presents the best scientific paper in cytology at a platform or poster session during the ASC Annual Scientific Meeting. The first author must be an ASC member.

Geno Saccomanno, M.D. New Frontiers in Cytology Award
Established in 1993, the award is presented to an ASC member who is not nominated for another abstract award. The paper should contribute to better understanding of cell biology or enhanced diagnosis and show significant innovation, good study design and potential diagnostic utility.

ASC Foundation – Future of the Profession Award
This award will be presented to either a platform or poster presentation addressing the issues regarding the evolving role of cytopathologists and cytotechnologists in our changing environment.