Each year, the organizers of the Annual Dialysis Conference hand out special memorial awards for advocates of quality dialysis care. This year the recipients included:

Robert Lindsay, MD: International Society for Hemodialysis Belding H. Scribner Trail Blazer Award

Robert Lockridge, MD: Zbylut J. Twardowski Lifetime Achievement Award

Joanne Bargman, MD:  Lifetime Achievement Award in PD

Lesley Dinwiddie, MSN, RN: Barbara Prowant Lifetime Achievement Award

Dori Schatell, MS: Special Recognition Award

Best abstract awards were also presented in the areas of peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, PD nursing, and HD nursing.