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Founders' Medal Award

Since 1973, the Society has formally awarded the Founders' Medal to an individual who is a member of the SSCI. He/she should have: (1) played an important role in the SSCI, both through participation in the annual meeting and in providing leadership for the growth of the Society; (2) have been recognized nationally as a leader in medicine and (3) have been recognized as a leader in his/her institution.

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Mentor of the Year Awards

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.

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Tinsley Harrison Award

Each year, the Tinsley Harrison Award is presented to the author of the best article published in The Amercian Journal of the Medical Sciences in the preceeding year. We thank our Publisher, Elsevier, for their generous sponsorship of this annual award.

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Nathan Solomon & Irene Oransky-Solomon Medical Student Research Awards

The Nathan Solomon & Irene Oransky-Solomon Medical Student Research Awards are offered to recognize and encourage excellence in investigation by medical students during research training.

Eligibility: Medical Students or Combined MD/PhD Students who are in research training or were in research training as of June 2019 are eligible. The applicant must be the first author of the abstract submitted in competition for the awards 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 SAFMR/SSCI Student Award as well. For consideration of this award, the abstract has to suggest:

  1. investigator-initiated
  2. hypothesis-driven basic, clinical or behavioral research
  3. conducted in a mode of discovery
  4. whose study design, findings and conclusions satisfied the proposed hypothesis
  5. findings have or will have the potential to advance the practice of medicine.

First Place - $1,000
Second Place - $750

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The SSCI Thanks Its Sponsors

  • Elsevier sponsors The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
  • AstraZeneca sponsors The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation