is a Lifetime Achievement Award given to a BSPED member. It is the most prestigious BSPED award and is given in recognition of an outstanding overall contribution to the field of paediatric endocrinology and diabetes. It is named after Professor James Mourilyan Tanner, the British paediatric endocrinologist best known for his seminal growth studies and development of the Tanner scale.
This award acknowledges many facets including excellence in leadership, scientific research excellence, teaching and mentorship. It is awarded on an annual basis at the BSPED meeting. This is a new award launched at the 46th Annual BSPED meeting in Birmingham, November 2018.
28 February 2019 for applications to be awarded at the 2019 BSPED meeting.