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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.
American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Critical Care Small Grant Funding Program
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Critical Care (SOCC) offers small grants to young investigators for projects devoted to:
Education in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Outcomes of quality and safety initiatives in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Fellows or junior faculty (5 years or less after completion of fellowship).
Applicants need to be an AAP Section on Critical Care Member at the time of submission to apply for membership.
up to $3000 for one year
cannot be used to provide salary support for investigator
no indirect costs
travel expenses are allowed but only for travel to present results at the AAP National Conference & Exhibition (NCE)
awardees are not eligible for other AAP SOCC awards
Are the objectives innovative/creative?
Does this study address an important issue?
How will patient care of medical education be advanced?
Are the design and analyses appropriate to the aims of the project?
Are there potential problems that have not been considered?
Is the amount of proposed work realistic within the project period?
Are adequate resources available to complete the project?
Does the investigator have the appropriate training/mentorship to perform this study?
Application deadline April 18, 2014
Funding to start July 1, 2014
Grant awardees are required to present results of their project at AAP NCE the year following receipt of funds.
Feedback from reviewers will be provided to all applicants.
A completed applicant information form
Grant application (Arial, 11 point, single spaced, 1 inch margins)
Narrative Research Proposal (3 pages maximum)
Brief abstract of no more than 250 words
Research plan (background,hypothesis and specific aim(s), succinct description of methods including design, subjects evaluated, procedure, measures/outcomes, power analysis (if applicable) and statistical analysis
Justification for funds (for what will they be used,why are they needed for the project)
Availability of resources necessary to complete the study
Statement of Investigator (who will serve as mentor, how this will advance the investigator’s career)
Bibliographic Reference list
Documentation of Human Subjects approval or exemption or evidence of submission
A letter from the mentor in support of the project. If the applicant is a trainee, a letter of support from the Program Director is also required.
The complete application information form including all the supporting documents, should be submitted electronically to Richard Mink, MD, MACM by e-mailing it, on or before the application deadline. For questions, please contact Dr Mink at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (310) 222-4002.
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 Applications: Pediatric Hospital Medicine International Travel Grant
The Section of Hospital Medicine (SOHM) is pleased to present a grant program for two international physicians to attend the annual Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) Conference. The PHM Conference, which is the largest gathering of pediatric hospitalists in the United States, is jointly sponsored by the AAP, Academic Pediatric Association, and the Society of Hospital Medicine.
The two most qualified applicants will receive up to $1,500 to cover hotel costs and the registration fee. Airfare to the meeting will be the responsibility of the attendee. In order to qualify for the SOHM International Travel Grant you must meet the following requirements:
1. Be a physician (MD or equivalent) working outside of the United States or Canada
2. Be interested in pediatric hospital medicine and promoting the discipline of pediatric hospital medicine outside of the United States or Canada
If you meet these qualifications, forward responses to the questions below along with your curriculum vitae to Niccole Alexander between January 1 and March 15.
List your top 2 reasons for attending the PHM Conference.
Tell us something about yourself – including work experience and interest in pediatric hospital medicine.
How do you plan to promote hospital medicine in your home country or region (500 words or less)—should you be the recipient of the SOHM International Travel Grant?
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 Applications: Child Neurology Society 2014 Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award
The CNS Awards Committee Announces the 2014 Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award
Application period: March 1 - April 1, 2014
The Child Neurology Society announces an award for basic or clinical research by promising young investigators who are members of the Society. Applications will be judged on the basis of originality, scientiﬁc merit, succinctness and relevance. The recipient of the award will receive a grant-in-aid of $20,000 and will be invited to present their work at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society, October 22-25, 2014 in Columbus, OH.
1. The applicant completed a pediatric neurology residency on or after June 30, 2009 or a neurodevelopmental disability residency on or after June 30, 2010, and graduated medical school on or after May 2004, or after May 2003 if the applicant completed a 3 year pediatric residency.
2. The scientiﬁc work is mainly the result of the applicant's efforts.
3. The applicant is a Junior or Active member of the Child Neurology Society.
Request for Applications: Ralph D Feigin, MD, UpToDate Pediatric Subscription Awards
UpToDate, an on-line medical reference and resource, in conjunction with Texas Children’s Hospital, offers a series of pediatric subscription awards in honor of Dr Ralph David Feigin, who had been Editor-In-Chief of the Pediatrics Section of UpToDate since its inception in 1999. The award program grants up to six, three-year subscriptions to UpToDate to physicians, other health care providers, or health care facilities that provide care to underserved or low-income children and who could not otherwise afford the subscription. The deadline for applications for the current cycle is May 30, awardees will be announced in June, and the subscriptions will start in July, 2014.
Applicants must meet all four (A, B, C, and D) of the following qualifications.
A. Practice or teach in low-income or medically underserved areas.
A low-income or medically underserved area is defined as meeting any one of the following:
1) a rural area more than 50 miles from the nearest city with a population of 400,000 or more and more than 50 miles from a medical school
2) a practice in which 50% or more of the patients are uninsured, are insured by a governmental program or are identified as minorities
3) a community or area designated by a governmental agency or governmental representative as medically underserved or qualifies as a health professional shortage area
4) a low income country as designated by the WHO
B. Deliver health care to children or health education to children and their families
C. Do not currently have access to UpToDate® and are unable to afford the initial one-year subscription of approximately $500 and the approximately $400 yearly renewal fee.
D. Have access to a computer with CD-ROM or internet capability.
Applicants should complete the official application electronically or on paper.
If completing electronically, cells may be expanded as needed.
If completing hard copy, additional pages may be appended as needed.
Please attach any supporting documents that clarify the medical needs of the community, the designation of the community as medically underserved, or the importance of your practice or facility to the community.
Completed applications should be returned to Martin I Lorin, MD by email by May 30, 2014. For further information or with questions, please contact Dr Lorin, preferably by email.
Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS BCM320
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: 832-824-2211; Fax: 832 825-1162; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Applications: 2014 NASPGHAN/NASPGHAN Foundation Medical Student Mentored Summer Research Program
Purpose: To develop a program at multiple sites throughout the U.S. and Canada through which medical students can have 10-week research experiences under the mentorship of basic or clinical scientists with a research focus in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, or nutrition.
Candidates: Students in good standing at accredited medical schools in the U.S. and Canada who have completed their first year of medical training who are seeking a research experience between the first and second years of medical school.
Application forms are available at the NASPGHAN web site (www.naspghan.org). The deadline for application is March 14, 2014.
Mentors: M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. members of NASPGHAN with a track record of independent peer-reviewed research, previous success with trainees (students, residents, or fellows), and a commitment to provide the necessary resources to make the experience meaningful for the student are eligible to serve as mentors. Mentors will apply for consideration with documentation of productivity (CV), grant support sufficient to support the research activities of the summer student, and previous experience with trainees. The Advisory Committee will approve all mentors. Members of the Training and Research Committees are available to assist students in finding suitable mentors.
Program: Each mentor will develop a program for the student that includes didactic training regarding study design, methods of data analysis, and ethics in research (e.g. human subject protection and animal subject protection). A minimum of 4 hours of didactic course work is required. The mentor should have scheduled meetings with the student to assess progress including an interim presentation of results at the midpoint of the studentship. The mentor/student are required to submit a brief (one page, single spaced) interim report of progress in July and a final report of accomplishments in September to the Advisory Committee. The final report should take the form of a research abstract. Provided that the Advisory Committee finds that the work meets the standards of the program, each student may attend the NASPGHAN Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course, October 23-25, 2014 in Atlanta, GA, and present the research in poster format.
Stipends of $4000 for at least a 10 week experience will be provided to each student.
NASPGHAN/NASPGHAN Foundation will support up to 4 students this year through this program.
Call for Applications: Sigma Theta Tau International/Rosemary Berkel Crisp Research Award
To support nursing research in the critical areas of women's health, oncology, and pediatrics.
The allocation of funds is based upon a research project that is ready for implementation in the area of women's health, oncology, or pediatrics; the quality of the proposed research, future potential of the application, appropriateness of the research budget, and feasibility of time frame. Funds provided by interest from a gift from The Harry L. Crisp, II and Rosemary Berkel Crisp Foundation to the honor society's Research Endowment.
Funds for this grant do not cover expenses incurred prior to the funding date.
• Registered nurse with current license
• Member of Sigma Theta Tau International
• Have a master's or doctoral degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program
• Submit a completed research application package and signed research agreement
• Ready to implement research project when funding is received
• Complete project within one (1) year of funding.
• Submit to STTI a final report; submit completed abstract to STTI's Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
• Note: Some preference will be given to applicants residing in Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
Grants available: 1 per year
Funding: US$5,000 (max)
Deadline: 1 December 2014
Funding date: 1 June 2015
Sigma Theta Tau International
Phone: 888.634.7575 (US/Canada) or +1.317.634.8171(international)
How to Apply: All applications must be submitted via the online submission system.