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This is the home page for the Advanced Transplant Provider Award.  Please visit the Awards Home Page to apply for a different award. 

Once you have reviewed the requirements, Click Here to submit your nomination.

Advanced Transplant Providers (ATPs) are vital to the transplant team and community, and ASTS recognizes their service to transplant professionals and transplant patients through the ATP Award. This award recognizes the individual for their time and effort dedicated to advancing clinical practice through translation of scientific information, development of standards, and clinical mentoring of the Advanced Transplant Provider. The recipient will receive a travel prize to the ASTS State of the Art Winter Symposium. Self-nominations are accepted.

One award recipient will be selected each year, continigent upon the availability of funds and the reciept of qualified applications. The award recipient will receive $1,000 honorarium, all-access registration to the Winter Symposium, three nights hotel accomodations (room and tax only), and reimbursed travel expenses up to $750 to attend the Winter Symposium.

Applicant Eligibility

  • ASTS Associate Member
  • Advanced Practice Providers, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Transplant Coordinators, and/or those with equivalent degrees such as Masters or Doctorate, PhD, PharmD, and other specialties. Note: physicians (MD, DO, or international equivalent), please refer to the ASTS Awards page.
  • May not be the ASTS Advanced Transplant Provider Award recipient within the last five years.
  • May not be a current ASTS ATP Committee member.

Submission Requirements

Submissions must include the following:

  • Nomination letter (500 words maximum, including full name and institution)
  • Leadership qualities (professional, college, community activities including presentations, community work, and publications)
  • Contribution to the advancement of the transplant field, science, and/or practice
  • Immediate and long-term goals and/or accomplishments
  • CV

Review Criteria

Applications will be scored on the following criteria:

  • Academic Contributions. Demonstrates academic contributions through publication, public speaking, or committee involvement.            
  • Enrichment. Enriches transplantation by demonstrating leadership as a mentor in achieving excellence.
  • Mission. Furthers the ASTS mission through project initiatives that benefit patients and promote education.             
  • Promotes. Consistently promotes evidence-based, patient-driven excellence.   
  • Role Model. Serves as a role model in communication, multidisciplinary collaboration, and decision making.              
  • Developed and/or managed projects leading to improved health care and management of patient within the transplant paradigm.
  • Directs and guides health care that produces measurable outcomes in a community/organizational setting.