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American Association of Pathologists' Assistants Conference Scholarship Opportunity
Would you like the opportunity to attend the 40th Annual AAPA Continuing Education Conference in New York City, September 6 – 12, 2014? Maybe you’ve always wanted to attend the conference but haven’t had the funds to do so? Maybe you haven’t been to the conference for awhile and are interested in expanding your peer network? Maybe you just really want to attend this year’s conference to hear high profile Keynote speakers such as Dr. Robert Young, Dr. Allen Schiller, Dr. Michael Baden, and more?
Now’s your chance! We are offering TWO Fellow Scholarships for the first time this year. To be eligible for the scholarship, we need you to share your story about an interesting case that you’ve recently encountered. The top TWO winning case report entries will receive a scholarship to attend the conference valued at $1800 (full week registration + $1000 to help cover your travel expenses).
Deadline: Monday, June 2
We’re looking for top quality case reports - must be a minimum of 500 words, and include a minimum of one micrograph and one photograph. The TWO winning entries will be published in a future issue of The Cutting Edge, and other submissions may be used at a later date for CME purposes, along with a corresponding quiz written by the AAPA.
College of American Pathologists Foundation Leadership Development Award
CAP Junior members will gain a broad understanding of the many factors affecting the future of pathology and issues that contribute to a successful career, as well an introduction to the specialty’s leadership opportunities at the institutional, local, state, and national levels. Applicants should have authorization from their institution to attend the meeting.
Awardees and/or their institutions should expect to cover any travel costs that exceed the amount awarded.
Award must be fulfilled prior to converting to CAP Fellow membership.
Following meeting attendance, awardees are required to submit a photo, a 250-word summary of their experience, and a short evaluation form.
CAP Foundation acknowledges the winners of the leadership development award annually.
Funded Up To: $1,000
Focus: Travel to attend the fall and the spring Resident’s Forum meetings to enhance education and experience on issues challenging the pathology specialty.
Eligibility: CAP Junior Members
Apply by June 3
Submit the following materials:
Foundation Common Grant Application
All materials, as directed, on the application
An essay of up to 750 words discussing interest in developing leadership skills, including interest in health policy as it influences pathology and patient care, and why this award is essential to you
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093
For more information about this award please call Julia Rankenburg at 800-323-4040, ext. 7931.