Call for Applications: Society for Pediatric Pathology Resident Recruitment Award
The Society for Pediatric Pathology established the Resident Recruitment Award to encourage residents to consider a career in pediatric pathology.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, July 31, 2013
To identify interested candidates and involve them in the SPP through the Fall Meeting of the Society and its publications.
Nature of the Award (one award will be given in 2013):
travel, registration, and lodging expenses to attend the 2013 Fall SPP Meeting in Salt Lake City, UT (September 26-29, 2013).
poster presentation of award-winning submission
lunch with "Legends in Pediatric Pathology" (lunch at the Fall SPP Meeting with well-known pediatric pathologists)
An applicant must be a resident in an ACGME-approved Anatomic or Clinical Pathology program as of August 1, 2013. Prior recipients of this award are not eligible.
All applications must consist of a one page (additional pages will be discarded) review of an original paper published in the peer-reviewed literature and pertinent to the field of pediatric or perinatal pathology. The winner will be selected based on the applicant's understanding of the paper's findings, limitations, and diagnostic and/or therapeutic relevance. The review should highlight unique aspects of pediatric pathology exemplified by the paper, and how these relate to the applicant's training/career goals.
A complete application should include:
The single-page entry (4 copies).
A letter of support from the applicant's Residency Director to confirm the applicant will be a resident in Anatomic or Clinical Pathology in the 2013-2014 academic year and that he/she would be allowed to attend the meeting, if selected.
A cover letter that indicates the resident's name, address, email address, phone number, residency program, and year of residency. Also please indicate whether or not your contact information can be distributed to Pediatric Pathology fellowship programs.
Complete applications must be received no later than July 31, 2013. They will be judged by the members of the Distinctions and Awards Committee for their creativity, composition, content and how well they reflect unique or special aspects of Pediatric Pathology. Awardees will be notified by August 30, 2013.
Applications should be mailed to:
Society for Pediatric Pathology
3643 Walton Way Extension
Augusta, GA 30909