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American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Cutting Edge Research Grant Program
Submission deadline: June 24, 2014
The Cutting Edge Research Grant Program unites education and innovation to encourage and stimulate clinical research and the transfer of new technologies from the research settings to surgical practice. Since 2000, the ASDS has awarded more than $1 million in clinical research funding in surgical oncology, lasers, botulinum toxins, fillers, liposuction and other cosmetic procedures.
In 2014, up to $100,000 in grants will be awarded in amounts up to $20,000 per recipient in order to stimulate a broad scope of research relevant to dermatologic surgeons and the dermatology specialty at large. Awards will be announced at the ASDS Annual Meeting, Nov. 6 to 9, 2014 in San Diego.
The ASDS Research Work Group encourages submission of well conceived research projects that stimulate the advancement of the practice of dermatologic surgery, the invention of new technologies or research projects that document the outstanding and high volume work of dermatologic surgeons. ASDS members are specifically encouraged to submit proposals in the areas of depth of training, scope of practice, safety record, efficacy as well as to research with specific relevance in:
Cosmetic medicine and surgery
Core surgical procedures and techniques
In addition, the ASDS Research Work Group is issuing a specific request for investigator research into evidence-based medicine, comparative efficacy research, quality studies and patient safety studies.
Eligibility and Guidelines
This is a competitive award program for research projects not funded by other sources.
Institutions or practices may submit only one application for consideration; multiple applications will automatically be rejected.
The principal investigator must be an ASDS member.
The research topic must be clinically or socioeconomically oriented to dermatologic surgery.
Research must be conducted in the United States or Canada and with sponsorship by a department or division of dermatology or other independent dermatologic-related oversight group or organization.
The applicant/principal investigator must be physically and intellectually capable of performing the work.
The applicant/principal investigator must be sure his/her institution or grant administrator approves him/her to accept the grant prior to submitting the application
The Cutting Edge Research Grant (CERG) program is supported by generous contributions to the ASDS Dermasurgery Advancement Fund by ASDS members and industry partners.
For more information, contact:
Education Programs Manager
American Contact Dermatitis Society Mentoring Awards
ACDS mentoring awards are granted for the purpose of assisting young dermatologists including dermatology residents, dermatology fellows, or dermatologist up to 5 years out of residency to become leaders/experts in the field of contact dermatitis by acquiring additional academic skills which may not be available at their training institutions.
The applications are reviewed every 6 months on April 15 and October 15 of each year.
Either the Mentor or the Applicant must be a member of ACDS.
Mentor and applicant may not be from the same institution
Funding may not exceed $3,000 per applicant.
Mentor must provide written acceptance of applicant and submit a follow-up report.
Academic/leadership potential is apparent, either from the applicant or department chair letters.
Budgeted items may include expenses related to travel and research, but may not include items as software, books, lab materials or registration fees for meetings or travel to meetings.
Applicant’s work is to be with one or two specific mentors, not with an entire department.
The Selection Guidelines
Travel expenses will be considered if it is necessary to provide a unique mentoring opportunity.
Preference will be given to mentors or applicants who are members of ACDS.
Mentoring may not serve to meet Residency Review Committee guidelines.
A copy of these guidelines must accompany the application packet in order for the applicant to be aware of the selection process
If an approved mentoring project cannot be completed as originally proposed, the awardee must immediately contact the ACDS office. Arrangements will be made to return the award if already received or change to an alternative project approved by the Committee.
30 days prior to the start of the mentoring project, the applicant is to reaffirm the dates of the mentoring program with the ACDS Office and request their award check indicating the address for mailing.
Once the applicant has completed the approved project, the mentee is required to submit a written report summarizing the skills or knowledge acquired from this experience.
American Academy of Dermatology Native American Health Service Resident Rotation Program
The AAD's Education and Volunteers Abroad Committee provides four grants per year to dermatology residents from the United States who are in their second or third year of residency to participate in a rural health elective in Chinle, Ariz. This elective takes place at the Indian Health Service for one to two weeks.
Residents provide dermatologic care to the Navajo Nation population and work with primary health care providers to assist with diagnosis and management of dermatologic diseases. Residents are expected to keep records of consults, prepare lectures, and submit a report of activities to the Academy.
.ApplyGrant recipients receive a stipend for airfare, accommodations, and board. Second- and third-year residents are encouraged to apply. Four grants are available for rotations to be completed in March, May, August, and November during a period of one to two week(s). Each applicant must attach a letter of support from his or her program director or department chair, write a short application essay, and submit a complete curriculum vitae with his or her online application. Any scheduling conflict must be resolved prior to applying for the grant.
The deadline to apply for 2015 rotations is April 30, 2014.