Helga Gerlach Senior Award

The Helga Gerlach Senior Award is intended to honour senior veterinarians with outstanding contributions to the avian medical field. It does not need to be awarded every other year. Potential candidates should fulfil the following requirements:

  • Veterinary surgeon of good standing
  • 15 years of service to avian medicine
  • Contributed substantially to enrich the literature on avian medicine
  • Promoted avian medicine through teaching, research or clinical performance
  • Exemplary disposition to strive for excellence in avian medicine

The selective committee consists of seven persons in total, three members of the EAAV Board, three members of the SC and a representative of the OC of the upcoming EAAV conference. Current members of the selective committee are excluded from candidature

Candidates can be proposed from outside and inside the selective committee by providing name, affiliation and contact of the proposed person. Self application is not possible. Deadlines for proposal and notification are the same as for papers submitted for the main program.

Selection of recipient is performed within the selective committee with a secret ballot. The SC chair receives all votes. If necessary, the selection procedure will be done in several rounds.

The prize is awarded by the EAAV President and the Senior Vice Chair of the SC at the award ceremony of the EAAV conference and consists of the Helga Gerlach Award Statuette and € 1000 prize money.

Deadlines for proposal and notification are the same as for papers submitted for the main program for the next EAAV Conference (until Sunday 31st of August 2014 for the upcoming ICARE conference).

Go to online form for a proposal of a candidate

 

 


 

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