Endowment Award Winners

2020 Noteworthy Signature Award Winner

John F. Steege Mentorship Award

For Over Ten Years of Outstanding Mentorship

Keith B. Isaacson, MD
Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
and Infertility
Newton Wellesley Hospital
Newton, Massachusetts

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

2020 Signature Award Winners

Jay M. Cooper Award

Best Paper on MIGS by a Fellow

Ann Peters, MD, MS
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Mercy Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland

Jerome J. Hoffman Award

Best Paper by a Resident or Fellow

Ritchie Mae M. Delara, MD
Department of Medical and Surgical Gynecology
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona

Robert B. Hunt Award

Best Paper Published in JMIG
September 2019 to August 2020

Massimo Luerti, MD
Italian School of Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery
Hysteroscopists Group

Jordan M. Phillips Award

Best Research Paper on MIGS

Yana B. Aznaurova, MD
Department of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
A.I. Evdokimov Moscow State Medical & Dental University
Moscow, Russian Federation


Golden Hysteroscope Award

Best Paper on Hysteroscopy

Luiz Gustavo Oliveira Brito, MD, MSc, PhD
Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Campinas
Campinas, Brazil



Golden Laparoscope Award

Best Surgical Video

Shailesh P. Puntambekar, MD, PhD
Galaxy Care Hospital
Pune, India

IRCAD Award for Best Research
in Education and
Innovative Ideas in Teaching

Dong Bach Nguyen, MD
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Newborn Care
The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Daniel F. Kott Award

Best Paper on New Instrumentation or Technology

Emily Lin, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Kurt Semm Award

Best Paper on Laparoscopic Surgeries

Giorgio Bogani, MD, PhD
Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Tumori Milano
Milano, Italy