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Takeda Distinguished Research Award of the American Physiological Society Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section
The Takeda Distinguished Research Award of the APS Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section recognizes an outstanding investigator who is internationally recognized for his/her contribution to research in areas represented by the Section. The chosen individual will receive a $1,500 honorarium, reimbursement of the EB advance registration fee and complimentary admission to the GI & Liver Section Banquet at EB. Candidates are judged based on their publication record, and the content of the nomination letter. Qualified researchers can be nominated by regular APS members or can self-nominate. Awardees are recognized at the Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section Banquet at EB 2015, where they are expected to give an after dinner talk, and at the section Business Meeting.
All application materials must be completed online by December 13, 2013. Questions should be directed to Pradeep Dudeja at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Physiological Society Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section New Investigator Award
The Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section New Investigator Award ($1,000 monetary award, reimbursement of the EB advance registration fee, complimentary admission to the GI & Liver Section Banquet at EB) recognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her career. Candidates should be investigators who have made meritorious contributions to the area represented by the Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section. They should not be above the rank of Assistant Professor or a comparable position in a research track at an academic institution or in industry (e.g. Scientist, Sr. Scientist, Research Investigator, etc.). They should receive nominations from at least two regular members of the APS. Candidates will be judged on their publications, how the publications relate to the Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section and evidence for independence and promise (grant funding, peer review activities, etc.). Although this is not an abstract-based award, awardees are expected to attend EB 2014 and make an oral presentation.
The candidate must be an APS member in good standing. Candidates must upload: the curriculum vitae, 1 nomination letter from APS member and URL IDs for 3 of candidate’s representative publications. Awardees are recognized at the Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section Banquet and Business Meeting. The awardee must attend Experimental Biology 2014 in order to receive the cash prize.
All application materials must be completed online by December 13, 2013. Questions should be directed to Pradeep Dudeja: email@example.com.
American Physiological Society Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology Section Horace W. Davenport Distinguished Lectureship
The Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology Section Horace W. Davenport Distinguished Lectureship ($1,000, reimbursement of the EB advance registration fee plus up to $2,000 travel reimbursement to EB and complimentary admission to the section Banquet at EB) is in honor of one of the most distinguished members of the Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section and past president of the APS, Horace W. Davenport. This is the most prestigious award of the APS Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section.
The award recognizes distinguished lifetime achievement in gastrointestinal and liver physiological research, including accomplishments in research, teaching, training and activities within the APS. The ideal candidate will have made contributions whose implications extend beyond the boundaries of gastrointestinal and liver research interests. The Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section Steering Committee chooses the recipient of this award. Awardees will deliver an honorary award lecture at EB 2015 and are recognized at the Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section Banquet and Business Meeting. Nominators must upload the candidate’s curriculum vitae and a nomination letter summarizing the candidate’s qualifications.
All application materials for the 2015 award must be submitted by December 13, 2013. Questions should be directed to Pradeep Dudeja at: firstname.lastname@example.org
NP/PA Clinical Hepatology Fellowship Program
The NP/PA Clinical Hepatology Fellowship program provides salary and benefit support for certified and licensed Nurse Practitioners (NP) or Physician Assistants (PA) pursuing a full-year of training focused on clinical care in hepatology and is designed to:
Increase the number of associate practitioners in clinical hepatology.
Facilitate the transition (or shift in emphasis) into clinical hepatology for associate practitioners.
Increase access for liver disease patients to adequately trained clinicians.
In order to be eligible for this fellowship, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
1. The applicant must be a fully certified and licensed nurse practitioner, physician assistant,
clinical nurse specialist or advanced practice nurse on or before July 1, 2014. (no contingencies or exceptions)
2. The applicant must have no more than 18 months of experience as a midlevel provider in
hepatology and/or transplant hepatology (adult and/or pediatric) as of July 1, 2014.
3. The applicant must be an AASLD member in good standing by the fellowship start date, and
maintain active membership for the duration of the fellowship period.
4. The applicant must be mentored during the fellowship period by an AASLD member Clinical
Hepatologist who dedicates at least 50% of his/her time to the care of patients with liver
5. Only one application per institution will be accepted for consideration.
6. The applicant’s training must occur in an environment conducive to training in hepatology and that
ensures the competencies of the AASLD NP/PA Clinical Hepatology Fellowship Curriculum will be
obtained. The program must include:
A minimum of three clinical conferences per week. (May include grand rounds or multidisciplinary conferences.)
Participation in a liver biopsy conference. Training may include performance and management of liver biopsy if the trainee’s licensing body, state, and institution permit this practice scope.
The majority of the applicant’s time (>80%) will be focused on clinical care in hepatology.
7. Exposure to hepatology clinical research is favored however the applicant shall not assume the
role of the dedicated research coordinator to ensure sound fundamental training in all areas
of liver disease management.
8. The applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S., Mexico or Canada.
9. The applicant will not hold other, similar awards during the fellowship period.
Fellowship Period: July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015
An award of $78,000 will be provided for one year. Money is for salary ($65,000) and benefit support (up to $13,000) for the recipient. Fellowships are granted to the individual applicant not the applicant’s institution; however funds will be paid directly to the recipient’s institution.
The 65th Annual Meeting
The recipient’s travel-related expenses incurred to attend the 65th Annual Meeting in Boston, MA will be reimbursed up to $1,000 and according to guidelines provided prior to the meeting.
The award will include complimentary subscriptions to HEPATOLOGY and Liver Transplantation for the duration of the fellowship period.
Recipient and their mentor must provide quarterly reports documenting progress. The reports should contain patient log sheets summarizing case load, detailed conference and reading logs, evaluation forms, and a narrative description of what the recipient is doing differently than in the previous quarter as well as prior to the fellowship. A final report must be filed by the recipient and the mentor summarizing activities related to this fellowship. A financial report from the institution must be provided at the end of the fellowship period. The recipient’s institution will be notified of reports that are not received.
Candidates will be evaluated based upon their background and their commitment to a career in adult or pediatric clinical hepatology. Specifically, candidates will be reviewed based on:
Professional potential of the applicant
Experience, productivity, and commitment of the faculty mentor(s)
Quality of proposed clinical program
Incomplete applications and applications that fail to adhere strictly to the instructions (including the
submission deadline, page limitations and required signatures) will not be reviewed. All decisions are final.
1. Use the form provided as a cover page. Type or print responses.
2. Put your name (last name, first name) and the name of the fellowship in the upper right-hand
corner of each page.
3. Use one-inch margins. Do not use lettering smaller than 10-point type.
4. Assemble the application package in the order listed in the Required Documents section.
5. Be sure to adhere to page limits. Applications that do not meet the requirements, in content
or format, will not be reviewed.
6. The completed application and required documentation (except for the Letters of Reference –
these must be sent directly to AASLD) must be combined into and submitted as one PDF
document. Name the PDF file as follows: Last name, first initial – NP/PA Fellowship
(Example: Smith, J - NP/PA Fellowship)
The application deadline for this fellowship is 11:59 PM Eastern time, February 5, 2014.
Email completed applications to email@example.com with NP/PA Clinical Hepatology Fellowship-last name, first initial in the subject line. (Example: NP/PA Clinical Hepatology Fellowship - Smith, J)
You will be sent an email confirmation that the PDF was received. If an email confirmation is not received in 2 business days, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm receipt.
Additionally, one (1) hard copy of the application should be mailed to:
1001 N. Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Questions should be addressed to email@example.com.