Lifetime Achievement Award
Recognizes individual(s) who have performed an outstanding service and accomplishment spanning their career in gynecologic oncology. The goal is to recognize a life of excellence and service to gynecologic oncology. Formerly referred to as the Award for Excellence in Gynecologic Oncology.
2019 Recipient: Sergio Pecorelli, MD, PhD | Italy
2018 Recipient: Henry Kitchener, MD | UK
2016 Recipient: Ali Ayhan, MD | Turkey
David M. Gershenson, MD | USA
William J. Hoskins, MD | USA
Amodio Denny De Petrillo, MD | Canada
Michael Friedlander, MD | Australia
Robert F. Ozols, MD | USA
Robert C. Young, MD | USA
Neville Hacker, MD | Australia
Peter Heintz, MD | The Netherlands
Gillian Thomas, MD | Canada
2006 Recipient: Robert C. Bast, Jr., MD | USA
William T. Creasman, MD | USA
Philip J. DiSaia, MD | USA
2002 Recipient: Daniel Dargent, MD | France
2000 Recipient: John L Lewis, Jr., MD | USA
1999 Recipient: IGCS Education Committee
Outstanding Achievement in Gynecologic Oncology Surgery Award
Recognizes gynecologic oncologists who have had a sustained career in academic surgery and have made seminal contributions in clinical surgery or surgical education that established new benchmarks or paradigms.
Distinguished Advocacy Award
This award recognizes advocates and/or advocacy organizations that provide active, dedicated service to patients/survivors, families, and caregivers—on a local, regional, or international level—and persistently engage in the fight against gynecologic and other cancers
Nathalie Dauphin McKenzie, MD & Innovating Health International | USA/Haiti
Runcie Chidebe & Project PINK BLUE | Nigeria
Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance | USA
Venus Ginés | USA
Miho Katagi | Japan
Benda Kithaka and Women4Cancer Early Detection & Treatment | Kenya
Global Humanitarian Award
Recognizes outstanding individuals, organizations or programs who work to improve access to quality gynecologic oncology services in low to middle income countries.
2021 Recipient: Tri Dinh, MD | USA
2018 Recipient: Edward Trimble, MD, MPH and the NCI Center for Global Health | USA
2016 Recipient: Lynette Denny, MD, PhD | South Africa
Excellence in Teaching Award
Recognizes individuals deeply committed to the profession whose work and accomplishments set a standard of excellence. This award recognizes the importance of teaching as an integral part of women’s cancer care and the lasting impact of educators to shape and inspire future generations of clinicians and researchers.
Award for Community Advancement in Resource-Limited Settings
Acknowledges those improving their own communities with dedication to providing or facilitating advanced medical education and training in resource-limited settings to improve screening, prevention, and treatment of women affected by gynecologic cancer.
Asima Mukhopadhyay, MBBS, DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCT (Gyn Oncology), PhD, MSc | India/UK
René Pareja, MD | Colombia