Awards and Grants
Join Us at ISPOR 2019 for the ISPOR Awards Banquet
Celebrate the 2019 ISPOR Awards Program honorees at the premier, global awards in health economics and outcomes research.
At ISPOR 2019 | Sunday, May 19, 2019
6:30PM - 7:30PM Presidential Reception
7:30PM - 9:30PM Awards Banquet
Separate Awards Banquet registration when registering for ISPOR 2019 is required.
Seating is limited and preregistration is required ($150 per person).
ISPOR’s Scientific Achievement and Leadership Awards
The society’s scientific achievement and leadership awards program is designed to foster and recognize research excellence, leadership, and outstanding technical achievement in health economics and outcomes research (HEOR). ISPOR's Scientific Achievement and Leadership Awards Program includes the following distinguished awards:
- Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award
- Marilyn Dix Smith Leadership Award
- Bernie O'Brien New Investigator Awards
- Health Economics and Outcomes Research Excellence Award-Methodology
- Health Economics and Outcomes Research Excellence Award-Application
- Value in Health Paper of the Year Award
- Value in Health Regional Issues Excellent Article Award
ISPOR’s Service, Chapter, and Student Awards
ISPOR also recognizes the contributions of members who have led an important ISPOR activity. Recipients are recognized during an Awards Dinner at the May conference for those who have chaired publications editorial boards, Task Forces, Special Interest Groups, and various ISPOR committees, as well as the ISPOR student leadership. In addition, ISPOR recognizes various regional chapter leadership at its various regional meetings.
Research Presentation Podium and Poster Awards
These awards recognize the scientific merit of the presentations.
The awards are given for the best research presentations in three categories, General, Student and New Investigator. Consideration for an award is given to all research podium presentations and to the Top 10% of the research poster presentations. The Top 10% research posters are based on their abstract review score.
The award finalists’ posters are adorned with a rosette and will be judged during the conference and the award recipients will be notified by email. The winners receive special recognition on the Best Research Poster Presentation Award webpage, also via Value & Outcomes Spotlight, eBulletin, and an email to conference attendees.
Best Research Podium Presentation Awards
These awards recognize the scientific merit of Podium presentations given at the conference. The Criteria - Podium Research Presentation Awards webpage provides additional information.
Best Research Poster Presentation Awards
These awards recognize the scientific merit of Poster presentations given at the conference. The Criteria - Poster Research Presentation Awards webpage provides additional information.
Conference Travel Grant Awards
ISPOR's Conference Travel Grants were established to support attendance at the Society's conferences for eligible members to attend the Society's conferences.
Additional information on ISPOR Conference Travel Grants can be found at: