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Request for Proposals: Clinical Studies on Benign Colorectal Disorders
Letter of Intent Deadline: August 1
Application Deadline: October 1
Through the RFP Program, the Research Foundation intends to encourage the conduct of well designed clinical trials leading to a definitive answer to a specific colorectal program. The goal of the Research Foundation’s RFP program is to foster outstanding research in specific areas of colorectal diseases or disorders leading to the improvement and management of common, yet understudied colorectal questions. Pilot studies or phase I, II, or III trials are all appropriate clinical study designs. A peer review mechanism with emphasis on scientific merit will be used to rate proposals.
• The proposed research must be hypothesis-driven and investigator-initiated
• The proposed research must be conducted within the United States or Canada
• ASCRS member must be the Principal Investigator or a Co-Principal Investigator
• The number of RFP grants and the level of funding will be made at the discretion of the Research Foundation Board of Trustees.
• The award may be funded in whole or in part.
• The award need not be given every year.
• Funds are for direct costs only and are intended to establish new studies.
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Limited Project Grants
Purpose: To provide investigator the opportunity to pursue research interest, specifically germane to the field of colon and rectal surgery. It is anticipated that successful research projects, initially funded through The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Research Foundation’s LPG mechanism, will ultimately secure funding from other national funding agencies.
Amount: Up to $50,000/year
Application Deadline: March 1st and October 1st
Review/Notification Date: Summer/Fall (March applicants) or Winter/Spring (October applicants)
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
85 W. Algonquin Rd., Suite 550
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Application Deadline: March 1st and October 1st
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons International Fellowship Grant
Length of Award: 1 Year (6-month proposal considered on an individual basis)
Maximum Award: $50,000
Deadline: March 1
Purpose – To provide research support to residents and clinical investigators from outside the United States or Canada to travel to the United States or Canada to do research – or – residents and clinical investigators in the United States or Canada to travel outside the United States or Canada to do research.
• The applicant must be pursuing a career in colorectal surgery
For citizens of USA or Canada:
• The applicant must be currently enlisted in or a graduate of an accredited residency program in either general or colon and rectal surgery or be a recent graduate of a program approved by the Research Foundation of ASCRS
• The applicant must be sponsored by a colon and rectal program director or ASCRS Fellow
• ASCRS member must be co-principal investigator or principal investigator
For foreigners traveling to USA or Canada:
• The applicant must be sponsored by a clinician investigator who is an ASCRS member and board certified by the ABCRS with a research program
• The award will be given at the discretion of the Research Committee and not necessarily every year
• On any given year, should the International Fellowship Award go unfunded following the Spring review, applicants for that year may resubmit by October 1st of the same year for an expedited review and possible funding within that calendar year
• The award is to support research activities; either direct research expenses or for salary and living expenses (the applicant should specify other sources of support)
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Career Development Award
Purpose: To provide young staff support for initiating and development of academic careers in the field of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.
Amount: $75,000/year for two years
Application Deadline: October 1st
Review/Notification Date: Winter/Spring
• Within 5 years of first full-time faculty appointment in a US or Canadian government, public or private not-for-profit medical institution.
• US or Canadian citizen having completed an approved colorectal surgery training program; if foreign national, then must have valid working visa at time of application for colorectal department/institution where work is proposed.
• ASCRS members only
• The applicant must not currently have or have previously received a career development award from another funding source. If the applicant receives the Career Development Award from the ASCRS Research Foundation and is subsequently awarded another career development award from another funding source with overlapping funding period, the applicant must return the residual funds to the ASCRS Research Foundation, or decline the funding from another source. The exception is a career development award from the NIH K-series award.
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Medical Student Research Initiation Grant
Length of Award: 2-3 Months
Purpose: To provide opportunities for Medical Students to participate in clinical or laboratory-based research focused on diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.
• Medical Student in a US or Canadian Medical School.
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons General Surgery Resident Research Initiation Grant
Length of Award: 1-2 years
Purpose: To attract General Surgery Residents or recent Graduates of such programs into the field of Colon and Rectal Surgery by providing opportunities to engage in clinical or laboratory-based research focused on diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.
• General Surgical Residents or recent (within 2 years) Graduates of a US or Canadian approved General Surgery Training Program.
• Competitive one year award with opportunity to apply for second year via a competitive renewal application. The second year of funding requires a complete application the following year with full review by the Research Foundation.
• The award is to support research activities, including salary and living expenses.
• Funding limited to “Direct Cost Only” budgets. Additional indirect costs will not be approved.
• It is anticipated that applicant will seek matching/complementary funding from her/his Department of origin and/or Mentor.
• Institutional supplementation of salary must not require extra duties or responsibilities that would interfere with the purpose of the grant.
• Applicant must have designated time for research and no clinical responsibility
• Preference given to applicants with research or clinical career goals in the field of Colon & Rectal Surgery and whose research Mentor or Co-Investigator is a Fellow of ASCRS.
2014 Health Policy Scholarship: Presented by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons are offering an annual scholarship to subsidize attendance and participation in the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at Brandeis University. The course takes place June 8–14, 2014. The award is in the amount of $8,000, to be used toward the cost of tuition, travel, housing, and subsistence during the period of the course.
General policies covering the granting of the scholarship are:
The award is open to surgeons who are members in good standing of both the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS). Applicants must be at least 30 years old, but under 60, on the date that the completed application is filed.
The award is to be used to support the recipient during the period of the scholarship. Indirect costs are not paid to the recipient or to the recipient’s institution.
Applications for this scholarship consist of the following items, submitted as a single PDF file:
One copy of the applicant’s current curriculum vitae
One copy of a one-page essay, discussing why the applicant wishes to receive the scholarship
Application for this award may be submitted even if comparable application to other organizations has been made. If the recipient accepts a similar scholarship from another agency or organization, the scholarship will be withdrawn. It is the responsibility of the recipient to notify the Scholarships Section of ACS, which administers this award, of competing awards.
The scholarship must be used in the year for which it is designated. It cannot be postponed.
The Scholar is required to provide one year’s health policy-related assistance to the ACS and the ASCRS, attending meetings, reviewing applications, participating as a pro tem member of the health policy committee, etc., as requested by either organization.
A brief report of the Scholar’s experiences and activities is due at the conclusion of the course and of the scholarship period. A simple accounting is also required.
The closing date for receipt of applications is February 3, 2014. An awardee will be selected by a committee consisting of members of ACS and ASCRS. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of the selection process by March 31, 2014.
Questions may be directed to the ACS Scholarships Administrator at 312-202-5281.
Call for Nominations: American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Stella Zedalis Award for Dedicated Service
The Executive Council has established the Stella Zedalis Award for Dedicated Service to honor former associate executive director Stella Zedalis, who retired at the end of September after 26 years with the Society.
The Stella Zedalis Award is to be given annually (or at the discretion of the Executive Council) to honor a healthcare professional or lay person for providing consistent and outstanding services to the Society. The award includes a $1,000 cash prize and recognition plaque.
Individuals wishing to propose a nomination for the first Stella Zedalis Award are asked to submit a brief paragraph with the reasons they feel their candidate should be considered by December 15, 2013 to Gayle Irvin, ASCRS Associate Executive Director, at email@example.com.