The Gold Medal
The Gold Medal of The Society for Pediatric Radiology is our most distinguished honor. The SPR Gold Medal is awarded to pediatric radiologists and others who have contributed greatly to the SPR and our subspecialty of pediatric radiology as a scientist, teacher, personal mentor and leader.
Winners: Sue C. Kaste, DO and M. Beth McCarville, MD
Pioneer Honorees were first acknowledged in 1990 as a means to honor certain physicians who made special contributions to the early development of our specialty.
Winner: Philip Stanley, MD, FACR
Presidential Recognition Award
The Society bestows Presidential Recognition Awards on members or other individuals whose energy and creativity have made a significant impact on the work of the Society and its service to its members.
Winner: Peter J. Strouse, MD, FACR
Since 1998, the Society extends Honorary membership to individuals outside of the North American pediatric radiology physician community who have made outstanding contributions to the care of children.
Winner: Angela R. Davis, MBA, CAE
Edward Singleton-Hooshang Taybi Award for Excellence in Education.
Winner: Richard B. Gunderman, MD, PhD, FACR
John Caffey Award Papers (1969-1998)
Imaging Acute Heart and Lung Transplant Rejection in Rats By Using Tc-99m -radiolabeled Annexin V. Blankenberg FG, Vriens, P, Robbins RC, Ohtusuki K, Tait JF, Strauss HW.
Caffey Award for Best Basic Science Paper
Preclinical Dose-ranging and Efficacy Studies of Ferumoxtyol-enhanced MRI for Visualization of the Retroplacental Clear Space; Andrew A. Badachhape*, Laxman Devkota; Rohan Bhavane, Prajwal Bhandari, Mayank Srivastava, Ketan B. Ghaghada, Karin Fox, Chandrasekhar Yallampalli, Ananth Annapragada.
Caffey Award for Best Clinical Science or Education Paper
Can Radiologists Differentiate between Rickets and Classic Metaphyseal Lesions on Knee Radiographs? A Multicenter Study; Megan B. Marine*, Boaz Karmazyn, Richard Jones, Teresa Chapman, Cory M. Pfeifer, Eglal Shalaby-Rana, Michael Fadell, Sunny Pitt, Matthew Monson, Monica M. Forbes-Amrhein, Morgan McBee, Claire Sandstrom, Joshua Ewell; Matthew R. Wanner, Jihoon Lim, Russell Chapin, Roberta Hibbard, Linda DiMeglio.
Caffey Poster Awards
Myocardial Perfusion Abnormalities in MIS-C can be seen on Spectral Detector CT; Curtis Simmons*; Luis F. Goncalves; Richard Southard; Dianna M. Bardo.
John Kirkpatrick Young Investigator Award
This award is given to the author of the best paper presented by a Resident or Fellow at the SPR meeting. Beginning in 1995, the award became known as the John A. Kirkpatrick Young Investigator Award.
Winner: M. Katherine Henry
The Walter E. Berdon/Thomas L. Slovis Awards
The Berdon award recognizes the best Clinical Research paper submitted to the journal of Pediatric Radiology in the year preceding the meeting. This award was established to honor Walter Berdon who served as the North American Editor of Pediatric Radiology for 30 years and who stepped down as editor on June 30, 2003.
The Slovis award recognizes the best Basic Scientific paper submitted to the journal of Pediatric Radiology in the year preceding the meeting. This award was established to honor Thomas Slovis who served as the North American Editor of Pediatric Radiology following Dr. Berdon and who stepped down as editor on December 31, 2012.
Best Basic Science Paper
L Nield, X Qi, S Yoo, E R Valsangiacomo, L K Hornberger, G A Wright, "MRI-based blood oxygen saturation measurements in infants and children with congenital heart disease"
Best Clinical Paper
Lamer, S Dorgeret, AKhairouni, K Mazda, P Brillet, E Bacheville, J Bloch, G F Penneçot, M Hassan, G H Sebag, "Femoral head vascularisation in Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease: comparison of dynamic gadolinium-enhanced subtraction MRI with bone scintigraphy"