Hans Anderl Award

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Hans Anderl, founding member and former President of EURAPS, donated a large sum of money to the European Association of Plastic Surgeons, through EURAPS Austria. This will allow EURAPS to attribute the annual Hans Anderl Award of around 4,000 euro, from 2005 onwards.
The Award is exclusively aimed at those European countries which are represented in EURAPS.

Aims of the Award

Promotion of excellence in the field of Plastic Surgery in Europe
Recognition of outstanding (pioneer) achievements in the field of Plastic-Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.

Conditions for Competing

Candidates must be active members of EURAPS or must have presented at least one paper at a EURAPS Meeting and be sponsored by two EURAPS members, one from their own country and one from another country. Limit is 50 years of age.

Candidates must submit to office@euraps.org their CV together with their peer reviewed papers – written in English – published as first author in the five years (January 1st till December 31st) prior to year of the upcoming EURAPS Meeting, before 31st December each year. Comments, letters to editors, etc will not be accepted as publications. At least one paper has to be published in the year before this meeting.

Papers accepted for publication need to be accompanied by a letter of acceptance from the Editor.
If a paper is produced by an author and (several) co-authors, the prize may be shared among them, with the author receiving at least 20% more than the others. The heads of institutes or clinics will not be given a share.
If two papers are evaluated as equally good, the prize must be shared by the authors.
If no commendable papers are submitted, the Board can decide that the prize will not be awarded that year and that the money remains in the Foundation.

Executive Board

The Executive Board consists of the Managing Directors and the Board of Curators, who are responsible for the selection of the winning candidates of the Hans Anderl Award.
Managing Directors
– The Secretary General and the Treasurer of EURAPS together with the director of EURAPS Austria are the Managing Directors during their periods of office
– The Managing Directors send the papers to the Board of Curators

Board of Curators

Its task is to nominate the prize winner(s).
a) Members: five EURAPS Members, four from different European countries and one from Austria.
b) The members of the board are appointed for a two-year period and cannot serve more than two consecutive terms
c) Election: a recommendation is made by the Executive Committee of EURAPS and affirmed by its National Representatives
d) Election of the Chair: the Chair is elected by secret ballot among the five Members every two years
e) Task of the Chair: the Chair is in charge of the nomination of the prize winner, and conveys the decision to the Secretary General and then to the President of EURAPS, who awards the prize at the next Annual Meeting of EURAPS.