2022 SSR Distinguished Fellows Call For Nominations


The SSR Distinguished Fellowship recognizes active SSR members for their outstanding contributions to the field of reproductive biology and to the Society, illustrated by sustained high-impact research, leadership, service, and mentorship.

In addition to this prestigious recognition, SSR Distinguished Fellows will receive free SSR membership for one year, and a waiver of publication costs in BOR (limited to one manuscript per year). Manuscripts will undergo the standard BOR review process.  Papers will be considered only after nominees have been notified of their Fellowship selection. SSR will reach out to elected fellows with a direct invitation to submit. 

Fellowship Criteria:

  • Over 15 years of uninterrupted regular membership in the Society
  • Body of published research work in reproductive biology with transformative and enduring impact in the field
  • Evidence of leadership and service to SSR

Application/nomination process and documents to be included:

  • SSR will set up a web portal, which will allow regular members to nominate themselves or other members as Distinguished Fellows. 
  • A nomination letter/statement that describes the body of published research work in reproductive biology with transformative and enduring impact in the field and the evidence of leadership and service to SSR. Limit to 3 single-spaced pages, PDF File.
  • A list of 25 publications highlighting up to 10 with a statement of impact. Limit the statement of impact to 2-3 lines per publication. PDF File 
  • Applicants may include a statement of transformative technologies and therapies that are directly attributed to the nominee’s research. Describe in 1,000 words or less.
  • Applicants may consider the inclusion of evidence of academic legacy with active SSR membership among mentees and the sustained impact of the legacy. Describe in 1,000 words or less.
  • Curriculum Vitae. PDF File


Submission for the 2022 Fellowship is Closed

Submission Instructions:
1) Select if you are nominating yourself or someone else.
2) Complete the information and upload all necessary documentation.
3) Click Submit.  Please note you will need to have all your documentation ready to upload at the time you apply.   You will not be able to save the form and come back to make changes.  

Apply Now!

Fellows will be notified of their selection in late January/Early February 2022.  New members will be inducted into the Fellowship at the 2022 SSR Annual Meeting
in Spokane, WA.