Mentoring is a fundamental determinant of success in the biomedical sciences and is a major mission of the SSCI. These awards recognize outstanding mentors who are members of our organization and who have demonstrated a longstanding commitment to mentoring students, trainees, and/or junior faculty. Moreover, through their positive impact on the mentee's careers, they have advanced medical education and research for the benefit of the community at large. Nominations should be submitted to Joan Kemp no later than October 31, 2014. Click for Details (PDF format)
The NIH Clinical Center invites graduate students to apply to the Clinical and Translational Research Course for Ph.D. Students, to be held at the NIH main campus July 7-18, 2014. During the 2 week intensive course, students will learn the process of clinical and translational research from concept to implementation. This training is offered by the Clinical Center at no cost. Participants are responsible for their travel and lodging. Participation is limited to 30 students. Application Deadline: April 1, 2014 To apply, please visit http://cc.nih.gov/training/phdcourse. For more information, please contact the NIH Clinical Center Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education: (301) 435-8015, firstname.lastname@example.org. Download flyer here (PDF format)
We have created a special Fund for Academic Medicine, and ask that you consider becoming a friend to the Fund. You can become a friend by pledging as little as $1000 to be fulfilled over a period up to 3 years. Please review the pledge sheet which explains giving options here.
Mark your calendars...the 2015 Southern Regional Meeting will takes place at the InterContinental New Orleans on February 26-28, 2015.
This pilot program is the result of a collaboration between the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI) and the Southern AFMR. The program is designed to provide junior faculty ready access to senior faculty outside of their own institutions for mentoring and career guidance. This site will assist junior faculty in finding advisors in their area of interest. Members of SSCI and AFMR at the Associate Professor level or above have agreed to post their brief bios on the site. Junior faculty may choose one or more of these volunteers to set up a mutually agreeable time and place for a meeting during the Southern Regional Meeting.
Welcome to the website of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI). As stated in our mission and vision statements, the SSCI is a regional academic society dedicated to the advancement of medically-related research. Our major focus, however, is on encouraging students and post-graduate trainees (residents and fellows) to enter academic medicine and to support junior faculty success in clinical investigation. We accomplish this through sponsorship of an annual scientific meeting and publication of a scientific journal (The American Journal of the Medical Sciences). Both of these venues are committed to helping young investigators, providing them with avenues for scientific expression that is the essence of academic medicine. We seek to encourage their discovery pursuits at the meeting, and if their work comes to fruition in a scientifically sound manner, we encourage submission of a completed manuscript to AJMS. Both of these venues provide the necessary scientific exposure to start a successful career in academic medicine.
2015 SSCI Nephrology Young Investigators Forum Call for Abstracts (Due Oct 10, 2014)
2015 Southern Regional Meeting Call for Abstracts (Due Oct 10, 2014)
The next membership nomination deadline is September 15, 2014. Click here for membership details.
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