Gold Medal Award

Deadline Date for all Nominations is Friday, October 21, 2022 (9:00 am Central Time)

PURPOSE: The Gold Medal is intended to foster the highest standards of the American Society of Neuroradiology, recognizing exceptional service and achievement.  The Gold Medal is awarded on the basis of both professional and personal excellence, honoring individuals who are superb neuroradiologists, scientists, and/or physicians, and who also are truly outstanding people.  Recipients will have consistently extended themselves beyond self-interest to make contributions that have benefited our entire field of neuroradiology.

ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES: Individuals who are clinicians, researchers, teachers, or neuroradiological statesmen and stateswomen.  Candidates are not required to be ASNR members.  Nominees should have made extraordinary contributions to enhance the development and/or stature of neuroradiology, including service to the Society. Nominees from the previous 3 years that have not received the award are automatically eligible for re-nomination.

EXCLUSIONS: Current Officers of the Society, members of the Advisory Council, and members of the Awards Committee are ineligible for nomination.  The Gold Medal will not be awarded posthumously unless a candidate passes away after having been selected.

The Awards Committee will recommend up to two candidates to the Advisory Council, which will determine any Gold Medal Award by majority vote.

ABOUT THE NOMINATION PROCESS:  Only Senior members may submit nominations, as follows:  Nomination letters must be sent to the Awards Committee via Liz Valdivia at

On the subject line of your nomination email, please indicate: 2023 Gold Medal Award Nomination. Attach your nomination letter (and nominee’s CV, if available, as a Word or pdf document.) Be sure to provide the qualifications of the candidate in detail. The deadline for nominations is Friday, October 21, 2022; 9:00 am Central Time.

It will be helpful if a copy of the nominee’s CV accompanies the nomination, providing it does not compromise confidentiality. Please note: Confidentiality is essential. The candidate should not be notified of his/her nomination.

AWARD PRESENTATION: The 2023 Gold Medal will be awarded during the President’s Appreciation Dinner at the ASNR 61st Annual Meeting, May 2, 2023, in Chicago. 

View previous recipients of the ASNR Gold Medal Award.