Helps the Society acknowledge the achievements made in gynecologic oncology and those who have contributed toward these advancements for women with gynecologic malignancies.
The SGO Honors and Awards Committee in 2011 and recognizes individuals whose efforts have made an impact on the prevention, care and treatment of women’s cancers. Through the Foundation for Women’s Cancer, SGO currently awards individuals in five different categories. The nomination and selection of awardees varies per category.
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award recognizes individuals who, over an extended period of time, display a continuous outstanding meritorious service in the field of gynecologic oncology.
Humanitarianism & Volunteerism Award
The Humanitarianism & Volunteerism Award is awarded to an individual for their exemplary local, national or international volunteer and outreach efforts in women’s cancer care, research or training.
The Innovation Award honors individuals who have been exceptionally creative thinkers that significantly impacted the understanding of and/or approaches to the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of gynecologic cancers.