• The International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU) is seeking nominations for two prestigious early-career awards.
  • The awards will be presented at their meeting in June in Toronto.
  • Nominations are due by December 20, 2021.

Key Points

  • The International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU) is seeking nominations for two prestigious early-career awards.
  • The awards will be presented at their meeting in June in Toronto.
  • Nominations are due by December 20, 2021.

ISTU Conference 2022 TorontoThe International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU) will hold its 21st Annual Symposium June 7-10, 2022, in Toronto, Canada. They are seeking nominations for two prestigious awards to be given at the meeting. Nominations are due by December 20, 2021.

Early Career Clinical Investigator Award

This award will be given for the first time in 2022 and will acknowledge the passion of early career stage physicians who embrace the adoption of focused ultrasound into their clinical practice.

Eligible nominees must be relatively early in their professional career (not more than 10 years since graduation) and can be active in the general area of therapeutic ultrasound through ISTU, their specialty National Societies, or other recognized Regional or International Organizations. The successful candidate will have contributed substantially to the advancement of therapeutic ultrasound through one or more of the following: leading clinical research studies, publishing results of clinical research in peer reviewed journals, adopting focused ultrasound treatments into their clinical practice.

To nominate someone for the Early Career Clinical Investigator Award, please send nomination materials as a group or separately to Suzanne LeBlang, MD, by email to by December 20, 2021. The subject line should read "2022 Early Career Clinical Investigator Award: Nominees Name."


Frederic Lizzi Early Career Award

For the 17th consecutive year, ISTU will present The Frederic Lizzi Early Career Award to an individual who is relatively early in his/her professional career (normally not more than 10 years since graduation), and who has been active in the general area of therapeutic ultrasound through ISTU, his/her National Society, other National Societies, Regional or International Organizations.

The successful candidate will have contributed substantially to the advancement of therapeutic ultrasound through one or more of the following: published papers in the scientific literature, the development of commercial techniques or devices, and/or clinical practice.

The 2020 recipients of The Frederic Lizzi Award were Hong Chen, PhD, and Meaghan O’Reilly, PhD. See a Complete List of Previous Recipients >

To nominate someone for The Frederic Lizzi Early Career Award, send nomination materials as a group or separately to Joo Ha Hwang, MD, PhD, by email to by December 20, 2021. The subject line should read "2022 ECA Application: Nominees Name."

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