The Dr Ira F Salkin Memorial Award

Purpose: Awarded for the best original report published in Medical Mycology by a member of Young ISHAM

Selection: Candidates may nominate themselves or be nominated by a co-author, via a letter to the Editor-in-Chief. Awarded by a judging committee, which includes the Editor-in-Chief.

Number awarded: 1 per year

Prize: A certificate, the Dr Ira F Salkin Medal and $500 presented at either the ISHAM Congress or a suitable regional ISHAM meeting.

Recipient Year of Award Title of Article
Dr. Susanne Eigl 2017 Galactomannan testing and Aspergillus PCR in same-day bronchoalveolar lavage and blood samples for diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis
Dr. Serisha D. Naicker 2016 Comparison of species-level identification and antifungal susceptibility results from diagnostic and reference laboratories for bloodstream Candida surveillance isolates, South Africa, 2009–2010