The AST is pleased to honor achievements and contributions to the field of transplantation and to our society. We recognize both members and individuals in the larger transplant community.

Award recipients are recognized during an AST meeting and on our website.

Achievement Awards

The Achievement Awards recognize outstanding members in a variety of categories. We encourage members to nominate deserving candidates for these prestigious awards.

Previous award winners can be viewed here.

Lifetime Achievement Award

The highest honor that the AST bestows on a member is its Lifetime Achievement Award, conferred for significant contributions to the society and to transplantation.

Previous award winners can be viewed by filtering the list here.

Innovation Award

From 2018 through 2021, the AST Innovation Award honored an individual or team whose big ideas and outside the box thinking made a significant impact on transplantation. Read more about the award and the winners.  

For 2022, the Innovation Award was replaced by the Transplant Visionaries Challenge, which takes place during the Cutting Edge of Transplantation.  Learn more here.