EHA Education & Mentoring Award

“Educating and mentoring are a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.”

EHA wishes to recognize excellent teachers and mentors at any stage of their career, providing mentorship, training and formation of personal skills of high educational value in the discipline of hematology, related to basics and fundamentals of clinic and/or research, including applications or emerging topics of heightened interest. The emphasis is on both the delivery and quality of the education and mentorship provided. The EHA recognizes the diversity of the hematology community and this award focuses on Education and Mentoring in Hematology regardless of academic qualifications, setting or language in which teaching occurs. Nomination and application should be provided in English.

Criteria for selection will include:

  • Excellence in education, including teaching technology, evaluation methods, administrative efforts, etc.,
  • Dedication and effort on behalf of student education and/or in support of research mentorship,
  • Demonstrated high level of teaching effectiveness and/or high level of research mentoring effectiveness, supported by student research scholarship and evaluations, and
  • Innovation in education.

It is preferred that recipients of the EHA Education and Mentoring Award be members of EHA. However, the EHA Nomination Committee may approve the presentation to a non-member upon the recommendation of the EHA nominator.

Nominate your mentor by April 28, 2024 at 11:59 PM CEST  


The 2023 EHA Education & Mentoring Award was conferred to:

Professor Gianluca Gaidano (Medical School of the University of Eastern Piedmont and Academic Hospital Maggiore della Carità di Novara in Novara, Italy) for his role as an educator and mentor who has made significant contributions to the discipline by providing valuable guidance, training, and personal development opportunities.


Professor Konstanze Döhner handed the 2023 EHA Education & Mentoring Award to Professor Gianluca Gaidano, during EHA2023 Hybrid Congress in Frankfurt, Germany.


Previous winners of the EHA Education & Mentoring Awards