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SRM Awards

Listed below is a description of awards for which you may apply on the electronic submission form. Please choose the appropriate award on the pull-down menu if you are eligible and wish to receive an award. If the box is not checked, you will not be considered for an award. To be eligible for an award, you must apply at the time of abstract submission. You must choose only one award matching the award to the society(ies) to which you and your mentor belong. You must check all that apply since some are members of more than one society.

SAFMR/SSCI Awards

To be eligible for the SAFMR/SSCI awards, you or your mentor (in the case of students and trainees) MUST be a member in good standing of AFMR or SSCI. You may choose to become a member at the time of the award. In this case, your membership fee will be deducted from the award amount.

  • SAFMR/SSCI Student Research Award: These awards recognize students who are currently in training and accomplished in research at the plenary session in New Orleans and award funds are intended to defray the costs for participation in the meeting. The awardee must be the fi rst author/presenter of the abstract accepted for presentation at the 2018 meeting. SAFMR/SSCI awardees must be present at the Joint SAFMR/SSCI plenary session to receive this award.
  • SAFMR/SSCI Trainee Award: These awards recognize residents and fellows who are currently in training and recognize excellence among these groups at the plenary session in New Orleans and award funds are intended to defray the costs for participation in the meeting. The awardee must be the fi rst author/presenter of the abstract accepted for presentation at the 2018 meeting. SAFMR/SSCI awardees must be present at the SAFMR/SSCI plenary session to receive this award.
  • SAFMR/SSCI Young Faculty Award: The purpose of these awards is to stimulate participation by faculty at the instructor and assistant professor level. Awards will be given to the young investigators with the top rated abstract in each subspecialty as judged by a committee of the officers of SAFMR and SSCI. The awardee must be the fi rst author/presenter of an abstract accepted for presentation at the 2018 meeting. SAFMR/SSCI awardees must be present at the SAFMR/SSCI plenary session to receive this award. Only faculty at the instructor and assistant professor level are eligible for these awards.
  • SSCI Young Investigator Award: The SSCI Young Investigator Awards are offered to recognize and encourage excellence in investigation by physiciansand medical students during research training. Eligibility: medical students, combined MD/PhD students, interns, residents, and post-doctoral physicians who are in research training or were in research training as of June 2017 are eligible. Postdoctoral research training may be considered to extend for a period of up to three years and time spent in strictly clinical fellowships need not count against this. The applicant must be the first author of the abstract submitted in competition for the award and plan to present the paper during the scientific sessions of the Southern Regional Meetings. Please note that it is not necessary for the senior author to be a member of SSCI. Applicants for this award are encouraged to apply for the appropriate SAFMR/SSCI Award as well. For consideration of this award, the abstract has to suggest: 1) investigator-initiated; 2) hypothesisdriven basic, clinical or behavioral research; 3) conducted in a mode of discovery; 4) whose study design, findings and conclusions satisfied the proposed hypothesis; and 4) findings have or will have the potential to advance the practice of medicine. Nomination letters from the senior investigator or mentor and the division director or department chairman are required and should include a statement of the candidate's role in the study. The letters should be received no later than October 6, 2017 and uploaded via the ScholarOne website upon submission of your abstract. For further information contact Joan Kemp, Executive Director, Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, email: joankemp@uab.edu.
  • Young Clinician Scientist Award (Cardiovascular Abstract Submission only): Criteria for award: Abstract submitted to Cardiovascular category; persons holding an MD or MD/PhD and who are within 8 years of having graduated medical school; letter from mentor verifying candidate's leading role in the conduct of the submitted study; a submitted abstract of the study consisting of objectives, methods, results, and conclusions. The letters should be received no later than October 6, 2017 and uploaded via the ScholarOne website upon submission of your abstract. For further information contact Karl Weber at ktweber@uthsc.edu.
  • American Society for Nutrition Young Investigator Award: This award is offered to recognize and encourage excellence in nutrition research. Eligible candidates include students, residents, fellows, and young faculty who are currently within 5 years of the completion of fellowship training. The nominee must be fi rst author/presenter of the abstract accepted for presentation. A letter from the senior investigator or sponsor that includes a statement that the work was performed by the nominee and fully addresses the role the candidate had in the work must be received by October 6, 2017 and uploaded via the ScholarOne website upon submission of your abstract. Abstract must be submitted to the Nutrition category. One finalist will be chosen to receive a $500 stipend to facilitate attendance at the SSCI meeting or Experimental Biology 2017.

SSPR Awards

These awards are for work intimately related to pediatric research. MUST be an SSPR member or have a sponsor who is an SSPR member. The candidates must check the appropriate award box in order to be considered. You cannot apply for the other society awards if applying for SSPR Awards.The Member/Sponsor name must also be fi lled in on the electronic submission form.

  • SSPR Young Investigator Award: Eligible candidates include students, residents, fellows, and young faculty who are currently within 5 years of the completion of fellowship training. The nominee must be fi rst author/presenter of the abstract accepted for presentation. A letter from the senior investigator or sponsor that includes a statement that the work was performed by the nominee and fully addresses the role the candidate had in the work must be received by October 6, 2017 and uploaded via the ScholarOne website upon submission of your abstract. For further information contact Jay Kerecman MD; Secretary-SSPR; (jkerecman@gmail.com). Three fi nalists for Basic or Clinical Science research will be selected and are required to submit a manuscript and present the study at the SSPR Plenary Session. Finalists will receive a stipend of $500 to facilitate attendance at the meeting. The candidates must check the appropriate award box in order to be considered and must designate either Basic or Clinical Science Division.
  • SSPR Young Faculty Travel Award: The candidate must be an Instructor or Assistant Professor and within 5 years of the completion of fellowship training. They must be fi rst author/presenter of the abstract accepted for presentation. Approximately 5 awardees will receive a travel stipend of $500. Faculty that are candidates for the SSPR Young Investigator Awards will automatically be entered in this competition. This award is to facilitate travel for outstanding young faculty.
  • SSPR/APA Trainee Travel Award: The candidate must be a student, resident, or fellow. They must be the first author/presenter of the abstract accepted for presentation. Approximately 25 winning candidates will receive a travel stipend of $500. Trainees that are candidates for the SSPR Young Investigator Awards will automatically be entered in this competition.

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