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2022 Tanner-Vandeput-Boswick Burn Prize

2022 Tanner-Vandeput-Boswick Burn Prize


The International Burn Foundation of the United States invites nominations for the 2022 Tanner-Vandeput-Boswick Burn Prize to be awarded at the 21st Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries in Guadalajara, Mexico August 28th through September 1st, 2022.

Purpose of the Award

Conceived and established to promote the aims of the International Society for Burn Injuries, the Tanner-
Vandeput-Boswick Burn Prize serves to motivate individual investigators to perform research, undertake
patient care and treatment, and attempt to solve other aspects of the burn problem.


The prize is awarded to a person or persons who have made an outstanding contribution to any aspect of burn
treatment. This could be a specific achievement or could represent a body of work completed over time. The
recipient does not have to be a physician or member of the International Society for Burn Injuries, but must be
responsible for major advancement in burn care.

The Award

A cash payment of approximately $100,000 and a commemorative gold and diamond pin emblazoned with the
International Burn Foundation logo.


A candidate may make an application on their own behalf or colleagues may submit nominations.

Deadline for Application

The application deadline is January 31st, 2022.

How to Apply

Visit the IBF website at

Nominations must include the following:

  • Completed application form (online)
  • Letter of nomination
  • One-page summary detailing the research and accomplishments of the applicant
  • CV including list of publications
  • Two additional letters of support from colleagues

For More Information and Application Materials visit

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