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Call for Applications: International Lactation Consultant Association 2014 Annual Research Grant
ILCA awards competitive small grants to ILCA members who submit proposals with scientific merit. Grant applications are due April 1 of each year.
Deadline for 2014 Annual Research Grant Application is April 1, 2014
The 2014 Annual Research Grant Recipient will be awarded US$3,000.00
If you need more information about ILCA Research Grants, contact Research Committee Member, Wilaiporn Rojjanasrirat, PhD, RNC, IBCLC at email@example.com.
Call for Nominations: Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award for Practicing Physicians
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award for Practicing Physicians honors an ASRM member who as a practicing physician has best demonstrated the ideals of compassionate and respectful care for a patient’s physical and emotional well-being.
The recipient of the Award should:
Demonstrate compassion and empathy in the delivery of patient care;
Display competence in scientific endeavors;
Show respect for patients, families and co-workers;
Demonstrate cultural sensitivity in working with patient and family members of diverse backgrounds;
Display effective, empathic communication and listening skills;
Understand a patient’s need for interpretation of complex medical diagnoses and treatments and make an effort to ensure patient comprehension;
Understand and show respect for the patient’s viewpoint;
Be sensitive to the patient’s psychological well-being; and identify emotional concerns of patients and family members;
Engender trust and confidence.
The Award is made possible through a generous gift from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.
Nominations may be submitted to Andrew R. La Barbera, Ph.D., ASRM Chief Scientific Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org by members of the Society before June 1, 2014.
Each nomination must include a letter of nomination, the nominee’s curriculum vitae and bibliography, and a summary of accomplishments in the field of patient care in reproductive medicine. Each nomination must be accompanied by letters of support from at least two additional members of the Society. ASRM members may nominate themselves. A candidate must have been a member of ASRM for at least one year prior to nomination for the Award.
Selection of the Award recipient will be made by the Executive Committee of the ASRM based on the candidate’s record of achievement and recognition as an outstanding empathic physician. The recipient will be notified by August 1st. The recipient will be recognized as the recipient of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award by presentation of a plaque at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society in Honolulu, Hawaii. In addition, the recipient will receive an honorarium of $1,000 and be provided with free registration for the Annual Meeting Scientific Program in the year of the Award.
Call for Nominations: Kavoussi Family Outstanding Teacher Award
The Kavoussi Family Outstanding Teacher Award honors an ASRM member who is recognized as an outstanding educator in undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, professional or patient education in the area of basic and/or clinical reproductive biology and medicine. The Award is made possible through an educational endowment from K.M. Kavoussi, M.D., Shahryar Kavoussi, M.D., Parviz Kavoussi, M.D., Mahryar Kavoussi, J.D., and Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine/Westlake IVF.
Each nomination must include a letter of nomination, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, bibliography and summary of educational accomplishments and awards in the field of reproductive medicine and biology. Each nomination must be accompanied by letters of support from at least two additional members of the Society. ASRM members may nominate themselves. Candidates must have been a member of ASRM for at least one year prior to nomination for the Award. Selection of the Award recipient is made by the Executive Committee of the ASRM and is based primarily on the candidate’s record of achievement and recognition as an outstanding teacher and mentor at the institutional, local, regional, national or international level. Sustained achievement in the fields of professional, scientific and/or patient education is an important consideration in selection for the award. The recipient will be notified by August 1st.
The recipient will be recognized as the recipient of the Kavoussi Family Outstanding Teacher Award by presentation of a plaque at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society in Honolulu, Hawaii. In addition, the recipient will be provided with free registration for the Annual Meeting Scientific Program, roundtrip economy coach airfare, and up to $800 for two days accommodations in the ASRM hotel room block, meals and ground transportation.
Scholarship for the 2014 Scleroderma Foundation National Patient Education Conference
The deadline to submit your application is 5 p.m. Eastern Friday, March 14, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact us at (800) 722-4673.
Scholarship candidates are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, March 14, 2014. Applications should be submitted via email to email@example.com or in paper form. If necessary, paper applications should be either faxed to (978) 463-5809 or mailed to:
Attention: Scholarship Committee
300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923
The number of scholarships awarded will depend on the availability of donations received to the scholarship fund and the number of qualified applications received.
Scholarships are available for adult patients, children with scleroderma, and parent caregivers for minor children with scleroderma.
Only ONE scholarship application will be accepted per family. Funds can only be used for one member of the family unless the application is for a minor child with scleroderma who must be accompanied by a parent and/or guardian.
Previous conference scholarship award recipients are ineligible to apply until three (3) years after the year of the initial award, i.e, if you attended the 2012 conference with a scholarship, you cannot apply again until the 2015 conference.
Must be a current paid member of the Scleroderma Foundation.
Scholarship award funds will be applied first to conference registration costs, second to hotel costs for up to two nights, and third to travel expenses, (i.e., if you receive a $1,200 scholarship, the cost of registration, hotel, and travel will be deducted. Any remaining balance may then be used for reimbursement of miscellaneous expenses such as meals not to exceed the balance. Additional information provided upon notification of a scholarship award). All travel arrangements must be made through the Scleroderma Foundation National Office.
Society for Vascular Nursing Research Grant
All applicants for project/research support should submit requests on the Research Grant Application Form for merit comparison of proposals. The applicant and the institution are required to affirm that satisfactory ethical precautions shall be taken with regard to projects involving human subjects as described in the guidelines. All applications shall be reviewed by the Vascular Nursing Research Grant Subcommittee of the Research Committee of the Society for Vascular Nursing.
The deadline for submitting an application for the 2014 SVN Research Grant has been extended until March 15, 2014.
The project coordinator/principal investigator (PC/PI) has scientific responsibilities for the conduct of the proposed clinical project/research and assumes responsibility for supervising such assistants as may be required. The PC/PI, along with the institution’s fiscal officer (when indicated), is also responsible for the expenditure and proper reporting of awarded funds.
The PC/PI must be a registered, professional nurse (RN).
Any PC/PI applicant without a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or a master’s degree in a related field must identify a nursing research consultant prepared at the master’s level or above who shall provide guidance throughout the project.
Top twenty vascular nursing research priorities
1. Strategies to increase public awareness of the signs and symptoms of vascular disease.
2. Strategies to increase public awareness of stroke warning signs.
3. Strategies to increase early detection and treatment of vascular disease.
4. Strategies to prevent amputation in high risk populations
5. Outcomes of patients cared for on a dedicated vascular unit vs. a medical-surgical unit.
6. Strategies to educate the public to help prevent the development of vascular disease.
7. Strategies to increase public awareness on the adverse effects of uncontrolled diabetes.
8. Strategies to manage chronic ischemic pain.
9. Strategies to reduce healthcare costs and length of stay while improving outcomes.
10. Nurse’s role in vascular ulcer prevention, identification, treatment, and education.
11. Strategies to increase diabetic patient compliance with diet, exercise, and glucose control.
12. Strategies to prevent wound and postoperative incision infections.
13. Outcomes of nurse-run clinics.
14. Effect of exercise on claudication symptoms.
15. Strategies to increase patient’s knowledge of venous ulcer prevention.
16. What is the patient’s understanding of discharge instructions after vascular surgery?
17. Nursing strategies to facilitate recovery after vascular surgery.
18. Factors that affect patient outcomes after major vascular procedures.
19. Prevention of readmissions in high risk patients.
20. Prevention of deep vein thrombosis in high risk patients.
Call for Proposals: Medical Toxicology Foundation Research Award: Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention
The deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm ET on February 14, 2014.
The Medical Toxicology Foundation is accepting proposals for innovative research projects designed to mitigate the harm associated with prescription drug abuse.
Misuse and abuse of prescription opioids, stimulants, and sedative medications has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Overdose is now the leading cause of unintentional injury death, and most of these deaths are caused by prescription medications.
The MTF will support outstanding research and other initiatives that have the potential to reduce the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs, particularly among young people. A major goal is to support the development and/or analysis of innovative prevention, treatment, and/or harm reduction strategies.
The maximum amount of this award is $5,000 for direct costs. By policy, the MTF does not cover indirect costs. The maximum award period is two years.
The grant is open to any ACMT member in good standing. The PI or Senior Investigator must be an active ACMT member. Co-Investigators are not required to be ACMT members and collaboration with professionals from other disciplines is encouraged.