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Layton F. Rikkers Master Clinician Award
Application Deadline: December 31, 2024 Past Recipients Online Nomination Form

The SSAT established the Rikkers Master Clinician Award in 2013 to recognize an outstanding clinical surgeon. The award will be presented annually to a member of the SSAT who exemplifies excellence in clinical surgery. Nominations are encouraged from the SSAT membership; Past Presidents, previous Founders Medal Recipients, and current members of the SSAT Executive Committee are not eligible for this recognition. The award will be selected by a special committee of the SSAT based on the information provided by the nominator. The award will be presented to the winner at the Annual Meeting of the SSAT at Digestive Disease Week.

Application Process
To be eligible for consideration, the following materials should be submitted via the online application.

December 31, 2024 Nomination Submission Deadline
January 2025 Nominations Reviewed
February 2025 Notification to Nominators/Sponsors
May 2025 Announcement at DDW

Online Nomination Form

If you have any questions, please contact the SSAT office at (978) 927-8330 or Email SSAT.

This is an online process, and only online nomination applications will be considered. The timeline of reviewing and notifying applicants is estimated and dates may vary slightly.

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