ISSM Special Awards

ISSM Excellence in Research Award

NEW!
Nomination period opens: July 11, 2022
Nomination deadline: September 16, 2022

The ISSM Excellence in Research Award will be awarded to an inpidual who has contributed significantly to research in sexual medicine. ISSM members are invited to nominate one or more candidates. The deadline for nominations is September 16, 2022.

Who can be nominated? 

  • Applicants should be an ISSM member for at least 2 years prior to the application.
  • Self-nominations are allowed.
  • The research should have had a significant impact on the field of sexual medicine. (The H-index as assessed by public Google Scholar data is one of the judgement criteria).

Award
The ISSM Grants & Prizes will review all nominations and will make a recommendation to the ISSM Executive Committee for the awardee.

The awardee will be notified in October 2022. The awardee will be featured in an award ceremony during the ISSM/SMSNA Scientific Meeting on Sexual Medicine from October 27-30, 2022 in Miami, USA, where the awardee will receive a plaque. In order to receive the award it is required to be present at the meeting. 

How to nominate?
To nominate a colleague, a complete awards package must be submitted via the ISSM’s online application system.

A complete application must include:

  • Completed nomination form
  • Statement of nomination
  • Nominee’s curriculum vitae (CV)

Award Decision
All applicants will be contacted via email by the ISSM Executive Office regarding the outcome of the adjudication process. At such time, winners will be asked to accept their award, and confirm their attendance at the upcoming ISSM/SMSNA Scientific Meeting on Sexual Medicine from October 27-30, 2022 in Miami, USA.

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ISSM Rising Star Award

NEW!
Nomination period opens: July 11, 2022
Nomination deadline: September 16, 2022

The ISSM Rising Star Award will be awarded to an inpidual who has been in practice for less than 10 years and has contributed significantly to the field of sexual medicine and/or to the advancement of the ISSM. ISSM members are invited to nominate one or more candidates. The deadline for nominations is September 30, 2022.

 Who can be nominated? 

  • Applicants should be in practice for less than 10 years on the moment of the nomination.
  • Applicants should have contributed significantly to the field of sexual medicine and/or to the advancement of the ISSM.
  • Applicants should be an ISSM member for at least 2 years prior to the application.
  • Self-nominations are allowed.
  • The deadline for applications is September 16, 2022.

Award
The ISSM Grants & Prizes will review all nominations and will make a recommendation to the ISSM Executive Committee for the awardee. 

The awardee will be notified in October 2022. The awardee will be featured in an award ceremony during the ISSM/SMSNA Scientific Meeting on Sexual Medicine from October 27-30, 2022 in Miami, USA, where the awardee will receive a plaque. The awardee’s registration costs will be covered by the ISSM.

How to nominate?
To nominate a colleague, a complete awards package must be submitted via the ISSM’s online application system.

A complete application must include:

  • Completed nomination form
  • Statement of nomination
  • Nominee’s curriculum vitae (CV)

Award Decision
All applicants will be contacted via email by the ISSM Executive Office regarding the outcome of the adjudication process. At such time, winners will be asked to accept their award, and confirm their attendance at the upcoming ISSM/SMSNA Scientific Meeting on Sexual Medicine from October 27-30, 2022 in Miami, USA.

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At every World Meeting on Sexual Medicine the ISSM feels honored to hand out a number of prestigious awards to ISSM members who are dedicated to sexual medicine and the ISSM in particular. The awards are handed out during the World Meetings (only in person). Find below our valued Award Winners in previous years.

2018

ISSM President’s Leadership Award

ISSM President’s Leadership Award

Presented to: Wayne J.G. Hellstrom, MD, FACS - USA

In recognition and appreciation for his outstanding service as President of the International Society for Sexual Medicine from 2014 ~ 2016.

Lisbon, Portugal, March 2018

ISSM Distinguished Service Award

ISSM Distinguished Service Award

Presented to: Sidney Glina, MD, PhD - Brazil

With sincere appreciation for his tremendous dedication, time and service to the International Society for Sexual Medicine.

Lisbon, Portugal, March 2018

2016

ISSM President’s Leadership Award

ISSM President’s Leadership Award

Presented to: Chris G. McMahon, MBBS, FAChSHM - Australia

In recognition and appreciation for his outstanding service as President of the International Society for Sexual Medicine from 2012 to 2014.

Beijing, China – September 23, 2016

ISSM Distinguished Service Award

ISSM Distinguished Service Award

Presented to: John D. Dean, MBBS, FRCGP, FECSM - UK

In recognition and grateful appreciation for his longstanding commitment to the field of sexual medicine and to the ISSM.

Beijing, China – September 23, 2016

ISSM Distinguished Service Award

ISSM Distinguished Service Award

Presented to: Gerald B. Brock, MD, FRCSC - Canada

In recognition and grateful appreciation for his exceptional contribution to the field of sexual medicine and to the ISSM.

Beijing, China – September 23, 2016

2014

ISSM Distinguished Service Award

ISSM President’s Leadership Award

Presented to: Edgardo Becher, MD - Argentina

With sincere appreciation for his tremendous dedication, time and service to the International Society for Sexual Medicine

Sao Paulo, Brazil – October 2014

Lifetime Achievement Award

ISSM Lifetime Achievement Award

Presented to: Irwin Goldstein, MD - USA

In recognition and grateful appreciation for his longstanding commitment and contribution to research, science and publishing in sexual medicine

Sao Paulo, Brazil – October 2014

2012

ISSM Lifetime Achievement Award

ISSM Lifetime Achievement Award

Presented to: Ira D. Sharlip, MD - USA

In recognition and grateful appreciation for his untiring efforts in providing excellent leadership and stability to the International Society for Sexual Medicine

August 2012

ISSM Special Service Award

ISSM Special Service Award

Presented to: Ronald W. Lewis, MD – USA

In recognition and appreciation for your invaluable commitment, inestimable contributions and faithful service to the International Society for Sexual Medicine.

August 2012

ISSM President’s Leadership Award

ISSM President’s Leadership Award

Presented to: John D. Dean, MBBS, FRCGP – UK

With sincere appreciation for his tremendous dedication, time and service to the International Society for Sexual Medicine.

August 2012

2008

ISSM Distinguished Service Award

ISSM Distinguished Service Award

Presented to: Hartmut Porst, MD – Germany

December 2008

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