How to nominate a candidate for a mentor award

The Women in Endocrinology Mentor Award, made possible by a grant from Pfizer, Inc., is given annually to a woman or man whose outstanding scientific achievements are coupled with a record of support for women in academics and of mentoring women in their scientific careers. The recipient receives an honorarium of $1000 at the Annual WE Meeting, which is held in conjunction with the Endocrine Society Meeting.

Nominations should include:

  •  Curriculum vitae of the nominee
  •  Letter of nomination
  •  At least two letters of support. The letters of nomination and support should describe how the nominee has aided the scientific careers of others and should include the following types of information: the names of individuals who were mentored by the awardee and their subsequent achievements, the participation of the nominee in organized activities aimed at promoting the careers of junior investigators, efforts of the nominee to alter rules or patterns of behavior that discriminate against women scientists.

Please send nomination packet materials by e-mail with pdf attachments by January 15, 2018 to the chair of the WE Awards Committee, Ruban Dhaliwal, at

*Please email Ruban if you intend to submit a Mentor Award Nomination Packet*

The Mentor Award will be presented at the WE Annual Meeting and Dinner. Sponsored by a generous award from Pfizer.