The Gold Medal is ASTRO's highest honor bestowed on revered members who have made outstanding contributions to the field of radiation oncology. This includes research, clinical care, teaching and service. Recipients are drawn from any of the scientific disciplines represented by the members of the Society. View past Gold Medal recipients.
Congratulations 2019 ASTRO Gold Medalists - Walter J. Curran, MD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University; Silvia Chiara Formenti, MD, FASTRO, Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian; and Thomas Rockwell Mackie, PhD, University of Wisconsin.
Walter J. Curran, MD
Executive Director at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Silvia Chiara Formenti, MD, FASTRO
Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian
Thomas Rockwell Mackie, PhD
Professor of Medical Physics, at University of Wisconsin
The Gold Medal can be awarded to up to three outstanding contributors to the development of radiation oncology annually at the discretion of the Awards Committee.
A letter of nomination from an Active Member with the nominee’s curriculum vitae and letters of support from two additional Active Members must be submitted to the ASTRO Awards Committee. Letters of nomination and support must include detailed information that will document the individual’s outstanding contribution to the advancement of radiation oncology.
Send all letters of nomination to:
ASTRO Awards Committee
Attn: Anna Arnone
251 18th Street South
Arlington, VA 22202
Email Gold Medal.