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Pediatric Endocrine Society

Formerly Named in Honor of Lawson Wilkins

Judson J. Van Wyk Prize

Nominations now Open! Deadline November 15, 2019

The Judson J. Van Wyk Prize is the Society's most prestigious award in recognition of outstanding career achievement by a member in the field of pediatric endocrinology. This award, established in honor of Judson J. Van Wyk, MD, stands in tribute to an outstanding leader whose career is marked by scientific excellence, leadership, and dedication to the health of children. Please click here for a brief bio of Dr. Van Wyk.

Annually, the PES Awards and Honors Committee will select a PES member whose career achievements in pediatric endocrinology have the respect and admiration of his/her colleagues and most closely emulate those of Dr. Van Wyk. The Committee (with review by the PES Board of Directors) will base its decision on the awardee's aggregate successes in clinical or basic research, support of fellowship or general pediatric endocrine education, and overall involvement in the achievement of the goals of PES.

Nominations should consist of a nominating letter emphasizing the candidate’s outstanding accomplishments in Pediatric Endocrinology (not to exceed 1500 words), the nominee’s current CV (to include current address, phone number, email address and publications) and an additional letter seconding the nomination (not to exceed 1000 words). Please send nominations and supporting materials by e-mail to the PES National Office ( with subject titled: Van Wyk Nomination. *no self-nominations please.

The 2020 prize will be awarded at the Pediatric Endocrine Society Annual Meeting in Fort Worth, TX, April 24-27, 2020.


Novo Nordisk

PES is most grateful to Novo Nordisk for its generous,
long-standing grant which makes this PES Prize possible.


2019 Recipient:

Perrin White, MD

Past Winners:


Robert Rosenfield, MD


Arlan L. Rosenbloom MD


Charles A. Stanley, MD Intro/Speech


Alan D. Rogol, MD, PhD Intro/Speech


Ron G. Rosenfeld, MD Speech


Raymond L. Hintz - Video of Speech (accepted on his behalf by his daughter, Susan Hintz).


Walter L. Miller Speech


John F. Crigler, Jr. - Speech


Maria I. New - Speech


Claude J. Migeon


Delbert A. Fisher - Speech


Robert M. Blizzard - Intro / Speech


Melvin M. Grumbach - Speech