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Call for Nominations: American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Infectious Diseases Education Award
The SOID Award for Lifetime Contribution in Infectious Diseases Education is given annually to an Academy member who has made outstanding contributions to education in infectious diseases. The award was established in 2004 to acknowledge those with a long and distinguished history as infectious diseases educators. The recipient receives a cash award as well as travel expenses (recipient and family members) to the National Convention and Exhibition.
The candidate’s contribution should be indicative of a substantial long-term dedication to the highest ideals of education. Preference will be made for those who have focused on education of practitioners.
The Call for Nominations for the 2014 Education Award is now open through Friday, March 15, 2014.
Call for Nominations: American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Emergency Medicine 2014 Service Awards
Nominations for 2 prestigious AAP Section on Emergency Medicine awards for 2014 are now being accepted. The deadline is March 15, 2014.
1) Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award
2) Steve Miller Award for Excellence in Education and Mentorship
Self‐nominations may be submitted as well as those for a colleague. SOEM membership is required.
Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award ‐ This annual award recognizes an individual who has made significant career achievements and outstanding contributions in the field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The award includes a $1,000 cash honorarium, conference registration if/as required and travel, hotel, and meals from the noon the day before and after the award ceremony.
Steve Miller Award for Excellence in Education and Mentorship ‐ This biennial award recognizes an individual who has made substantial educational contributions in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. These contributions have impacted education of pediatric emergency providers at a regional, state, national, or international level. These contributions may include preparation of teaching‐ and curriculum‐related materials, participation in the scholarship of teaching and learning, development and communication of innovative teaching techniques, leadership in teaching‐related workshops and symposia, involvement in innovative program development, and contributions to the enhancement of teaching and / or PEM subspecialty development at a national or international level. This award will also recognize someone who has excelled as an education mentor to others in this field. The award typically is given for a series of
contributions spanning several years or an entire career, although it may recognize a single project of exceptional impact. The award includes a $500 cash honorarium, conference registration if/as required and travel, hotel, and meals from the noon the day before and after the award ceremony.
Call for Nominations: American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Adolescent Health Founders Award for Community Leadership
Nomination deadline is Friday March 21, 2014.
The Founders of Adolescent Health Award for Community Leadership, formerly known as the Community Leadership Award, is sponsored by the Section on Adolescent Health and is presented to an individual who has done much in their community to improve the care for teenagers and to educate pediatricians about the needs of adolescents and the health care they require. Individuals may have established programs for teens in their community, provided direct care to adolescents, and guided and taught medical students, residents and local pediatricians. The individual for this award would be well known to pediatricians in their community as the resource person for adolescent health care. The recipient will receive a $500 honorarium, a plaque, and specified travel expenses to attend the AAP National Conference and Exhibition for the award presentation.
Call for Nominations: American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Adolescent Health Adele Dellenbaugh Hofmann Award
The Adele Dellenbaugh Hofmann Award is sponsored by the Section on Adolescent Health and is presented annually to an individual who exemplifies excellence in the field of adolescent health. The individual must be an advocate for adolescents who enhances the care of the adolescent in pediatrics. Except in unusual circumstances, the individual should be a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The recipient will receive a $1,000 honorarium, a plaque, and specified travel expenses to attend the AAP National Conference and Exhibition for the award presentation.
Call for Nominations: Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Gabriella Molnar, MD, Pediatric PM&R Lifetime Achievement Award
Nomination deadline: June 1, 2014
The Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is offering the Gabriella Molnar, MD, Pediatric PM&R Lifetime Achievement Award, which will be given annually to a physiatrist who has made exceptional contributions to pediatric rehabilitation medicine. The purpose of the Award is to recognize the leaders in the field of pediatric rehabilitation who have followed in the footsteps of Dr. Gabriella Molnar.
This award was created in 2013 through a donation from Mr. Jack Swafford (surviving spouse of Dr. Molnar) to the Gabriella E. Molnar Research and Education Fund of the Foundation for PM&R.
Nominee must be a physiatrist whose career has been primarily or entirely in pediatric rehabilitation. The candidate should have made significant contributions to the field through education, research and/or leadership. Eligible individuals must be residents of the United States. Candidate must be notified of the nomination in advance and must agree that his/her name and image be used for publicity purposes should s/he win the Award, and will travel to accept the Award. A press release will be sent to local and national media.
A panel of physiatrists will review all nominations and select the winner of the Award. The panel is composed of a member of the Foundation for PM&R Board of Directors who is in pediatric rehabilitation, chair of the FPM&R Awards and Grants Steering Committee, and the current president of the AAPM&R Developmental Council.
One Award will be presented annually at the AAPMR Annual Assembly (time, date and location to be determined.) The recipient of the Award will receive a $1,000 honorarium and their travel expenses will be paid (round-trip coach airfare and one night hotel accommodation).
A letter of nomination must be submitted in writing and received by the Foundation for PM&R by June 1st, 2014. The winner of the Award will be notified by August 15, 2014. Nominations can be sent to: Phyllis J. Anderson, Executive Director, Foundation for PM&R, 9700 W. Bryn Mawr Ave, Suite 200, Rosemont, IL 60018; fax 847-737-6063; e-mail email@example.com.
Call for Nominations: Vistakon Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care
To recognize outstanding 4th year student clinicians who have demonstrated excellence in contact lens patient care during their optometric education.
Award and Eligibility
Sponsored by Vistakon, one $1,000 award and a personalized plaque is awarded to a graduating fourth-year student at each of the North-American schools and colleges of Optometry.
The appropriate award selection committee at each of the schools/colleges of optometry will select the one student who meets the eligibility requirements and best demonstrates the qualities detailed in the criteria. The AOF will not accept applications directly from students.
Outstanding clinical patient care as demonstrated by the student’s: (a) overall knowledge in the contact lens field, and (b) skillful, considerate and professional care of his/her contact lens patients.
The Nomination Form 2014 is provided directly to institution contacts via email during the opening of the submission window, no more than 2 months prior to deadline.
Completed nomination forms should be sent via email to: AOF@aaoptom.org with the subject line: Vistakon AOE + institution name.
Deadline is April 11, 2014.
Notification and Conferment
Each school or college will contact its award winner. The AOF will send the award to the school or college or directly to the student. Likewise, depending on the prevailing policy of the school or college, checks may be made out directly to the student or to the institution for application to the student’s financial aid. In either case, a W9 form (or W-8BEN if non-U.S. resident) must be submitted or be on file.
Awards are generally mailed 4-6 weeks after deadline. If permissible, the award presentation maybe presented by a Vistakon representative, assigned to each specific school or college of optometry, at the institution’s awards ceremony.
All award recipients by application/nomination and acceptance of an award agree to allow the AOF and/or the sponsor of the program to which they applied to publish their name, image, institution information, and any statement or quote provided by the recipient. These will appear in a variety of media formats that will announce and promote the program including, but not limited to, the AOF and/or sponsor annual report, website, social media, annual meeting promotional materials or press release.
Please direct any questions about this program to: Tracy Kitts, Foundation Coordinator, at: AOF@aaoptom.org or 321-710-3936.
Call for Nominations: 2014 Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health, which recognize innovative individuals, programs, institutions, and organizations that are advancing public health in the Americas.
Sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), the awards highlight key aspects of public health as a way to stimulate the growth of the next and rising generation of leaders working together to improve health and health care in the Americas.
The six awards in this call for nominations are the:
Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Public Health
Clarence H. Moore Award for Excellence for Voluntary Service
Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Public Health Literature
Pedro N. Acha Award for Excellence in Veterinary Public Health
Sérgio Arouca Award for Excellence in Universal Health Care
Manuel Velasco Suarez Award for Excellence in Bioethics
The nomination period is open now through May 30, 2014. Application forms are available online at: http://www.pahef.org/nomination.
Established in 1975, the Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health have become known throughout the Americas as respected honors and career milestones. They provide a unique opportunity to recognize the contributions of those who have dedicated their careers to improving public health in the Western Hemisphere.
For each award, an independent jury of distinguished public health professionals, peers, and academicians appointed by PAHO and PAHEF reviews the nominations and recommends a winning candidate to the PAHEF board of directors for its approval. Each award includes a cash prize or research grant, a certificate of honor, and a symbolic representation of the award.
Awardees are also invited to Washington, D.C., during the annual PAHO Directing Council meeting to be recognized during an evening event with dignitaries, including ministers of health from throughout the Americas, ambassadors to the Organization of American States (OAS), U.S. government officials, and private sector representatives.
About PAHEF: The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) is dedicated to improving health in the Americas. Founded in 1968, PAHEF is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) public charity that works with the PAHO and other strategic partners in the Americas to mobilize resources and jointly address key health, education, and training priorities. With a deep knowledge of major health concerns and strong relationships with key stakeholders in the region, PAHEF builds successful partnerships and projects that advance health in the Americas. For more information, please visit: www.pahef.org
About PAHO: The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) was established in 1902 and is the world’s oldest international public health organization. It works with all the countries of the Americas to improve the health and quality of life of the people in the hemisphere, while also serving as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO). For more information, please visit: www.paho.org
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Call for Applications: Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award
The ADA and the American Association for Dental Research have announced the creation of the Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award.
The award will acknowledge a dental faculty member who has made significant contributions to implement and advance evidence-based dentistry.
The recipient will receive a $1,000 award at the AADR Fall Focused Symposium in San Antonio, which will precede the ADA 2014—America's Dental Meeting in October.
Applications are due June 30. Each school may submit a single application.
Requirements include ADA or AADR membership, employment as a full- or part-time faculty member at a U.S. dental school and completion of an EBD-related project within the past two years.
EBD focuses on providing personalized dental care based on the most current scientific knowledge. EBD integrates scientific evidence, the patient's oral and medical condition, medical history and treatment preferences and the dentist's clinical judgment.
A Procter & Gamble contribution supports the Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award.
For additional eligibility requirements and application information, please contact Malavika Tampi at email@example.com or 1-312-440-2511.
Call for Nominations: Women in Cell Biology Awards Program
1. WICB Junior Award for Excellence in Research—a woman in an early stage of her career (within six years of appointment to an independent position at the nomination deadline) who is making exceptional scientific contributions to cell biology, is developing a strong independent research program, and exhibits the potential for continuing at a high level of scientific endeavor and leadership.
Provide a letter of nomination, a CV, and up to three letters of support, including at least one from outside the nominee's institution.
2. WICB Mid-Career Award for Excellence in Research—a woman at the mid-career level (7-15 years in an independent position at the nomination deadline) who has demonstrated a track record of exceptional scientific contributions to cell biology and/or has effectively translated cell biology across disciplines, and who exemplifies a high level of scientific endeavor and leadership.
3. WICB Senior Leadership Award—a woman or man at a later career stage (generally full professor or equivalent) whose outstanding scientific achievements are coupled with a record of active leadership in mentoring both men and women in scientific careers.
Provide a letter of nomination highlighting scientific achievements as well as examples of leadership and mentoring, a CV, and up to five letters of support. At least one letter must come from outside the nominee's institution, and two must be from current or former mentees of the nominee. Letters should include specifics of the nominee's mentoring history.
Each winner is presented with an honorarium and a plaque at the ASCB Annual Meeting. Expenses to attend the Annual Meeting are paid. Please note that candidates may be nominated more than once, and members of the WICB Committee are not eligible. Nominators must be ASCB members.
Deadline is April 1 (electronic submission only; please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Nominations: American Association for the Advancement of Science Early Career Award for Public Engagement With Science
Nomination Deadline: 15 October
The AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science, established in 2010, recognizes early-career scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in their contribution to public engagement with science activities. A monetary prize of $5,000, a commemorative plaque, complimentary registration to the AAAS Annual Meeting, and reimbursement for reasonable hotel and travel expenses to attend the AAAS Annual Meeting to receive the prize are given to the recipient.
For the purposes of this award, public engagement activities are defined as the individual’s active participation in efforts to engage with the public on science- and technology-related issues and promote meaningful dialogue between science and society, as highlighted in this video.
The award will be given at the AAAS Annual Meeting.
Nominee must be an early-career scientist or engineer in academia, government or industry actively conducting research in any scientific discipline (including social sciences and medicine). Groups or institutions will not be considered for this award. AAAS employees are ineligible. One scientist or engineer will be chosen to receive the award on an annual basis.
• “Early career” is defined as an individual who has been in his/her current field for less than seven years and pre-tenure or job equivalent. Post-doctoral students are eligible for this award.
Nominee will have demonstrated excellence in his/her contribution to public engagement with science activities, with a focus on interactive dialogue between the individual and a non-scientific, public audience(s).
•Types of public engagement activities might include: informal science education, public outreach, public policy, and/or science communication activities, such as mass media, public dialogue, radio, TV and film, science café, science exhibit, science fair, and social and online media.
All nominations must be submitted fully completed and postmarked on or before midnight, 15 October. Nominations should be emailed to the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology.
Nominations may be made by AAAS affiliate organizations, universities, government agencies, media, research organizations, and individuals.
Prior nomination does not exclude a candidate from consideration in subsequent years.
The selection committee will include distinguished scientists, engineers, science communicators, and science popularizers named by AAAS. The decisions of the committee will be final.
During the award year, AAAS will expect the recipient will continue participating in public engagement with science activities and initiatives.
You should provide:
• name, position, institution, professional address and e-mail, professional phone and fax, home address and home phone number of the candidate;
• name, position, institution, and professional address and phone of the nominator;
• a statement of the public engagement activities that form the basis for the nomination;
• at least two representative material samples or other documentation which illustrate or describe the candidate’s contribution;
• the candidate’s vitae;
• and the names of two supporting persons whom AAAS may contact for more information on the candidate and his/her contributions.
All materials submitted become the property of AAAS.
Please submit information electronically to:
AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology
Attn: Linda Hosler