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The Eung Jin Kim Award for Excellence in Diabetes Care in Asia

This award is an AASD award established in 2018 to honor an individual for excellence in bettering diabetes care in Asia. This award commemorates the late Prof. Eung Jin Kim's great contributions to the promotion of regional activities in diabetes in Asia

Criteria for selection

  • Nominees should display outstanding regional activities to improve diabetes care in Asia.
  • Nominations from developing countries in Asia are encouraged.


  • The awardee will be presented a plaque in the award ceremony at the AASD Scientific Meeting.
  •  The awardee will be presented a $2,000 honorarium.

Nomination process

  • The application must be submitted using the AASD Award Application Form.
  • The application must be submitted by members of AASD.
  • A letter of nomination (less than 400 words) signed by a nominator is acceptable.
  • Nominees are requested to submit their CV and activity highlights, along with a publication list, if any.
  • The application form and supporting documents should be submitted to the AASD office (office@aa-sd.org) by e-mail before the deadline.

Selection process

  • The awardee is selected by the AASD Awards Selection Committee. The Executive Board of AASD will give the final approval.

Past awardees

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