Non-profit organization committed to improvement and dissemination of knowledge regarding the pathology and pathophysiology of renal disease
Jacob Churg Award
Dr. Patrick D. Walker
The Jacob Churg Award is presented annually at the USCAP RPS event to an individual who has made major contributions to the field of nephropathology. The award was established by Barnert Hospital where Dr. Churg spent a substantial portion of his career prior to his retirement in 1996.
The Jacob Churg Award Plaque is given to the awardee.
Call for nomination will be sent to the RPS membership by the Nomination & Award Committee Chair by Jan 30th of any given year. RPS Members will have 2 weeks to nominate a candidate by emailing the Nomination & Award Committee Chair.
Nominations should be sent by email to the Chair of the Nomination & Award Committee, and should include:
Note: Only regular RPS members can nominate a candidate who meets the award criteria.
The RPS promotes excellence in diagnosis, fosters basic, clinical and translational research, encourages training and education in renal disease, sponsors US based and international conferences and symposia, and brings news and updates pertaining to renal pathology to its members around the world.
1440 W. Taylor St. # 734, Chicago, IL USA, Fax: (312) 281-0029
Office of the Secretary
Virginie Royal, MD
Office of the Treasurer
Kuang-Yu Jen, MD, PhD