The AAP Section on Nephrology recognizes one individual yearly for lifetime achievement in the field of pediatric nephrology encompassing those disorders related to the kidney, urinary tract, or hypertension. Any pediatric nephrologist can be nominated for this award. This individual should meet at least one of the following qualifications:
- Dedication to teaching
- Contributions to advocacy for children
- Distinguished service
Note that the core criteria to be considered by the Award Committee are contributions to teaching, advocacy and service in the field of pediatric nephrology. Other achievements in research, general pediatrics etc may also be considered as secondary contributions or factors.