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Call for Applications: Pediatric Hospital Medicine International Travel Grant
The Section of Hospital Medicine (SOHM) is pleased to present a grant program for two international physicians to attend the annual Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) Conference. The PHM Conference, which is the largest gathering of pediatric hospitalists in the United States, is jointly sponsored by the AAP, Academic Pediatric Association, and the Society of Hospital Medicine.
The two most qualified applicants will receive up to $1,500 to cover hotel costs and the registration fee. Airfare to the meeting will be the responsibility of the attendee. In order to qualify for the SOHM International Travel Grant you must meet the following requirements:
1. Be a physician (MD or equivalent) working outside of the United States or Canada
2. Be interested in pediatric hospital medicine and promoting the discipline of pediatric hospital medicine outside of the United States or Canada
If you meet these qualifications, forward responses to the questions below along with your curriculum vitae to Niccole Alexander between January 1 and March 15.
List your top 2 reasons for attending the PHM Conference.
Tell us something about yourself – including work experience and interest in pediatric hospital medicine.
How do you plan to promote hospital medicine in your home country or region (500 words or less)—should you be the recipient of the SOHM International Travel Grant?
Call for Applications: Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant
The Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is now accepting applications for its Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant. One grant of $10,000 will be made. Application deadline is May 1, 2014.
• The Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant is funded by a grant from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceutical, Inc.
• Award will be presented at the 2014 AAPM&R Annual Assembly.
• Information about the grant recipient and his/her paper may be published in the Foundation UPDATE Newsletter and/or other publications. Additional items may be included in electronic and print materials produced by the Foundation for PM&R.
• Award is a grant for research on a topic related physiatric management of acute pain.
• Applicant and/or at least one co-investigator must be a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) or the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP).
• Special consideration will be given to applications focused on outcomes and/or comparative effectiveness research.
• Application must be submitted on the Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant Application Form and must include a concise statement of the purpose of the project; anticipated outcomes; proposed budget (showing other sources of cash and in-kind support); and a letter of support from the sponsoring institution. Please also include your Curriculum Vitae. Indirect costs should comprise no more than 10% of the budget.
• All applications must be typed. No hand-written applications will be accepted.
• Application and all required attachments must be submitted by May 1, 2014.
• Application can be submitted by e-mail (preferred) or mail. Submit e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or, mail original application to:
Foundation for PM&R
Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant
9700 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue,
Suite 200, Rosemont, IL 60018
• Applications will be reviewed by the Awards and Grants Review Committee. Their decisions shall be final. Winner(s) will be notified by September 1, 2014.
• Awardee must commence his/her project in a timely fashion. The awards of recipients who are unable to proceed with the proposed scope of work and/or with the terms and conditions of the award may be revoked.
• Awardee must submit a complete programmatic and fiscal report of his/her project to the Foundation for PM&R within 24 months of the notification date for the award.
• Awardee must submit a report of his/her work to the Foundation for PM&R for review and possible presentation at an AAPM&R annual assembly.
Questions about the Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant can be directed to the Foundation at (847) 737-6062.
Call for Applications: Sigma Theta Tau International/Association of periOperative Registered Nurses Grant
To encourage qualified nurses to conduct research related to perioperative nursing practice and contribute to the development of perioperative nursing science. All relevant research topics will be considered although priority will be given to research studies that relate to the AORN research priorities:
Perioperative nursing care that contributes to quality, cost-effective patient outcomes related to safety, physiological integrity and behavioral responses
Validation, testing and refinement of the Perioperative Nursing Data Set
Perioperative Nursing Leadership/Management
Evidence based practice
Health and safety issues affecting perioperative nurses and patients.
Perioperative nursing leadership/management (i.e. recruitment/retention, resource management, effective teams)
Funds for this grant are provided jointly by the AORN Foundation and Sigma Theta Tau International. Allocation of funds is based on the quality of the research, the future promise of the applicant, and the applicant’s research budget.
Principal investigator is required to be a registered nurse (with a current license) in the perioperative setting or a registered nurse who demonstrates interest in or significant contributions to perioperative nursing practice.
Principal investigator must have, at a minimum, a master’s degree in nursing.
Membership in either organization is acceptable but not required.
Grants available: 1 per year
Funding: $5,000 (max)
Deadline: 1 April 2014
Funding date: 1 July 2014
For an application please contact:
Lisa Spruce, RN, DNP, ACNS, ACNP, ANP, CNOR
Director, Evidence-Based Perioperative Practice
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
2170 S. Parker Road, Suite 400
Denver, CO 80231-571
303.755.6304 ext. 207
800.755.2676 ext. 207
Critical Point-of-Care Testing Research Grant
The Point-of-Care Testing Research Grant $5,000, supported by the Critical and Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) Division, is to fund POCT outcome studies. This grant is targeted to clinical laboratorians who need limited research funds to explore new ideas in areas where funds are not normally available.
Applications are due by March 15, for projects starting after June 1 of the same year.
How to Apply
Complete the Application for American Association for Clinical Chemistry Research Grants.
Applications will be evaluated using the following scientific criteria:
• Scientific significance;
• Soundness of research plan;
• Degree of achievability;
• Potential for the project to lead to further exploration beyond grant period; and
• Transferability of research findings to actual practice.
Administrative criteria used will include:
• Degree to which the research proposal is critical to the career of the applicant;
• Degree to which AACC funding is critical to the start of the project;
•Adequacy of the facility proposed; and
Submit one electronic copy of your application to email@example.com.
Questions? If you have questions about the CPOCT Research Grant, please contact Membership & Awards Coordinator, April Gascon, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 892-1400 ext. 1701 or (202) 835-8701.
Orthopaedic Trauma Association Resident Research Grant
Application Deadline: June 9, 2014.
Committee Review: Applications will be reviewed and graded in a blinded fashion by members of the OTA Research Committee for anticipated scientific merit, anticipated long-term impact on Orthopaedic trauma care and general topic interest.
Award Announcements: Researchers will be informed of the intent to fund or not fund their research project by November 7, 2014.
Grant Cycle: January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015
Eligibility: The principal investigator must be an orthopaedic resident (the co-principal investigator does NOT have to be a resident). Either the principal investigator, or co-principal investigator, must be an OTA member. The research must be conducted in North America.
Note: OTA Resident Grants will not be awarded to subsidize larger on-going research projects.
Budget: The budget cannot exceed $20,000.
International Society for Infectious Diseases Small Grants Program
The Small Grants Program is designed to fund pilot research projects by young investigators living and working in developing countries. The goal is to support and foster the professional development of young individuals (less than 40 years of age) in the field of human infectious diseases research by helping them to acquire additional skills and data to apply for other grants. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to investigations of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis or treatment of infectious diseases, the epidemiology and control of hospital-acquired infections, and modeling of cost effective interventions.
Proposals will be reviewed by members of the Professional Development Working Group and decisions made in collaboration with the President and the Program Director.
Upon completion of the project, a written report of the project must be sent to the Society. The Society encourages recipients of grants to present their results at scientific meetings and to submit them for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
Up to eight grants of up to US $6,000 each will be awarded annually. The deadline for submission of proposals is April 1 (notification after June 1).
Requests for application materials and additional information should be directed to:
ISID Professional Development Working Group
9 Babcock Street, Unit 3
Brookline, Massachusetts 02446
Fax: (617) 278-9113
Society for Vascular Nursing Research Grant
All applicants for project/research support should submit requests on the Research Grant Application Form for merit comparison of proposals. The applicant and the institution are required to affirm that satisfactory ethical precautions shall be taken with regard to projects involving human subjects as described in the guidelines. All applications shall be reviewed by the Vascular Nursing Research Grant Subcommittee of the Research Committee of the Society for Vascular Nursing.
The deadline for submitting an application for the 2014 SVN Research Grant has been extended until March 15, 2014.
The project coordinator/principal investigator (PC/PI) has scientific responsibilities for the conduct of the proposed clinical project/research and assumes responsibility for supervising such assistants as may be required. The PC/PI, along with the institution’s fiscal officer (when indicated), is also responsible for the expenditure and proper reporting of awarded funds.
The PC/PI must be a registered, professional nurse (RN).
Any PC/PI applicant without a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or a master’s degree in a related field must identify a nursing research consultant prepared at the master’s level or above who shall provide guidance throughout the project.
Top twenty vascular nursing research priorities
1. Strategies to increase public awareness of the signs and symptoms of vascular disease.
2. Strategies to increase public awareness of stroke warning signs.
3. Strategies to increase early detection and treatment of vascular disease.
4. Strategies to prevent amputation in high risk populations
5. Outcomes of patients cared for on a dedicated vascular unit vs. a medical-surgical unit.
6. Strategies to educate the public to help prevent the development of vascular disease.
7. Strategies to increase public awareness on the adverse effects of uncontrolled diabetes.
8. Strategies to manage chronic ischemic pain.
9. Strategies to reduce healthcare costs and length of stay while improving outcomes.
10. Nurse’s role in vascular ulcer prevention, identification, treatment, and education.
11. Strategies to increase diabetic patient compliance with diet, exercise, and glucose control.
12. Strategies to prevent wound and postoperative incision infections.
13. Outcomes of nurse-run clinics.
14. Effect of exercise on claudication symptoms.
15. Strategies to increase patient’s knowledge of venous ulcer prevention.
16. What is the patient’s understanding of discharge instructions after vascular surgery?
17. Nursing strategies to facilitate recovery after vascular surgery.
18. Factors that affect patient outcomes after major vascular procedures.
19. Prevention of readmissions in high risk patients.
20. Prevention of deep vein thrombosis in high risk patients.
Call for Nominations: Irving Sunshine Award
Presented for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Toxicology
This award is presented in honor of Dr. Irving Sunshine, International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology Honorary Member.
Terms of Reference
The Award shall be presented to an individual as a mark of recognition of outstanding contributions to Clinical Toxicology. The recipient must be a member in good standing of the Association at the day of the award presentation.
The Award shall usually be presented bi-annually, but if in the opinion of the Awards Committee no suitable candidate is available, the Award shall not be presented.
The Award shall be accompanied by a framed certificate and an honorarium in the amount of USD 1,500.
The recipient of the Award shall be chosen by the Awards Committee and approved by the IATDMCT Executive no later than four (4) months prior to the Congress at which the Award will be presented. In order to avoid a conflict of interest, the Awards Committee must no communicate with the IATDMCT Executive or Council on their selection prior to making their final decision. However, the final Awards Committee decision requires the approval of the IATDMCT Executive.
Members of IATDMCT may propose suitable candidates to the Awards Committee through the Business Office of the association.
Nominations from the membership must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a letter from the nominator containing an evaluation and appraisal of the nominee for the award. Additional letters of support by members of the Association or other respected scientists are helpful for the Selection Committee.
The presentation of the Award shall normally be at the Opening Ceremonies of the Congress of the association. The recipient of the Award is not usually expected to give an address or present a paper.
Sponsored by Thermo Scientific
IATDMCT members are invited to nominate individuals for the IATDMCT awards. The award presentations will take place at the Opening Ceremonies of the bi-ennial Internation Congress of the IATDMCT.
How to Nominate: Nominations from members must be accompanied by curriculum vitae including a list of publications and a letter of support from the nominator containing an evaluation and appraisal of the nominee for the award. Additional letters of support from members of the Association or other respected scientists are welcomed as supporting information for the Selection Committee.
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Nominations must be received by March 31 of the Congress year.
Sander Vinks, Chair
Call for Nominations: C.E. Pippenger Award
Presented for Outstanding Contributions to Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
This award is presented in honor of Dr. C.E. Pippenger, International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology Honorary Member.
The Award shall be presented to an individual as a mark of recognition of outstanding contributions to Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. The recipient must be a member in good standing of the Association at the day of the award presentation.
The Award shall be accompanied by a framed certificate and an honorarium in the amount of USD $1,500.
The recipient of the Award shall be chosen by the Awards Committee and approved by the IATDMCT Executive no later than four (4) months prior to the Congress at which the Award will be presented. In order to avoid a conflict of interest, the Awards Committee must not communicate with the IATDMCT Executive or Council on their selection prior to making their final decision. However, the final Awards Committee decision requires the approval of the IATDMCT Executive.
Sponsored by Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
Call for Nominations: Victor Armstrong Young Investigator Award
Presented to a Young Investigator for Exceptional Scientific Achievements Early in his/her Career.
This award is presented in honor of Dr. Victor Armstrong, International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology Member, who passed away February 27, 2010.
Formerly the Young Investigator Award, at the May 27, 2010 meeting of the IATDMCT Executive this award was renamed the Victor Armstrong Young Investigator Award in honor of Dr. Victor Armstrong who passed away February 27, 2010.
The Award recognizes and encourages the professional development and achievements of a young investigator who has demonstrated exceptional scientific achievements early in his/her career.
The recipient must be a member in good standing of the Association on the day of the award presentation.
She/he must be 40 years of age or younger on the date specified as the deadline for receipt of nominations.
The Award shall be accompanied by a framed certificate and an honorarium in the amount of USD 1,000.
Nominations from the membership must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a letter from the nominator containing an evaluation of the originality and importance of the candidate's contributions to therapeutic drug monitoring and/or clinical toxicology. Additional letters of support by members of the Association or other respected scientists are helpful for the Selection Committee.
Sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins