Medical Imaging Best Paper Awards

See the best and brightest minds acknowledged for their contributions

Award information

SPIE Medical Imaging annually hosts best poster presentation awards. Some conferences offer best student paper awards with cash prizes supported by the generosity of our sponsors. Entrants are judged by a committee of SPIE volunteers and winners are announced at the event.

We applaud your participation.

Review the criteria and nomination information below. We encourage your participation.

Recipients of  awards at SPIE Medical Imaging

Robert F. Wagner All-Conference Best Student Paper Award


The Robert F. Wagner All Conference Best Student Paper Award (established 2014) is an acknowledgement of his many important contributions to the Medical Imaging meeting and his many important advances in the field of medical imaging. This award is open to all presentations at SPIE Medical Imaging. For eligibility requirements and details about how to apply, view the eligibity details and application page.

Applications are now closed. Winners to be announced onsite.

Award sponsors: 

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Physics of Medical Imaging Student Paper Award


The Physics of Medical Imaging conference features a student paper award specifically to recognize outstanding papers in development and application of medical imaging and diagnosis. For eligibility requirements and details about how to apply, view the eligibity details and application page.

Applications are now closed. Winners to be announced onsite.


Award sponsor: 

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Image Processing Student Paper Award


This student paper award is a prize awarded to the first authors of high-quality papers within the Image Processing conference. For eligibility requirements and details about how to apply, view the eligibity details and application page.

Applications are now closed. Winners to be announced onsite.


Award sponsor: 

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Computer-Aided Diagnosis Best Paper Award


The Computer-Aided Diagnosis conference is features a paper award specifically dedicated to recognize outstanding papers in development and application of computer-aided detection and diagnosis (CAD) systems in medical imaging. For eligibility requirements and details about how to apply, view the eligibity details and application page.

Applications are now closed. Winners to be announced onsite.


Award sponsor: 

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Young Scientist Award: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling


The Young Scientist Award is awarded to the first authors of high-quality papers within the Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling conference. For eligibility requirements and details about how to apply, view the eligibity details and application page.

Applications are now closed. Winners to be announced onsite.


Award sponsor: 

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Student Paper Award: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling


This Student Paper Award is specifically dedicated to recognizing outstanding papers in the area of surgical robotics and related topics. Undergraduate or graduate students who are also lead authors on a paper focused on robot-assisted interventions or related applications, are eligible for consideration. For eligibility requirements and details about how to apply, view the eligibity details and application page.

Applications are now closed. Winners to be announced onsite.


Award sponsor: 

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