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Call for Nominations: IEEE NPSS and NMISC Bruce Hasegawa Young Investigator Medical Imaging Science Award
Deadline: 15 July each year
■ DESCRIPTION: This award is given annually (previously only in in odd-numbered years) to a young individual in recognition of significant and innovative technical contributions to the field of medical imaging science. The award, consisting of $1,500, a certificate, and a plaque, is presented at the IEEE Medical Imaging Conference.
■SELECTION CRITERIA: Nominees will be judged according to their contributions to medical imaging science as demonstrated by the technical merit and creativity of their research. Priority will be given to nominees whose research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, especially if the nominee is the first author.
■ ELIGIBILITY: Graduate students or other individuals, whose highest degree was awarded no more than six years prior to the date of nomination.
■ Address nominations, inquiries, and correspondence to:
Glenn Wells, PhD
Awards/Fellows Sub-Committee Chair
Call for Applications: Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing Charlotte Godwin Scholarship
The Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing (ARIN) Charlotte Godwin Scholarship was established to provide assistance for ARIN members to attend the annual Spring Educational Meeting. The recipient will receive a complimentary registration for the annual meeting; in addition, the recipient will receive a complimentary convention registration and a cash scholarship of $200.00 to defray the expense of attending the meeting.
Charlotte Godwin, RN, the first President and a Life Member of ARIN, believed in the importance of the specialty of radiological nursing and its commitment to quality patient care. It is hoped that scholarship recipients gain personal knowledge and work to further the advancement of radiological nursing and ARIN.
Deadline for application submission is October 15.
Call for Applications: Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing Helen Malenock Award
The Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing (ARIN) was founded in 1981 as the professional organization representing nurses who practice in diagnostic and therapeutic imaging environments. These nurses provide, promote, and maintain continuity of quality patient care to imaging environments such as general diagnostic, neuro/cardiovascular, interventional, ultrasonography, computerized tomography, nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance, and radiation oncology.
The Helen Malenock Award was established by ARIN to provide financial assistance to a radiological nurse who is interested in becoming a member of ARIN. The recipient will receive a complimentary one year membership in ARIN.
Call for Applications: Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing Dorothy Budnek Memorial Scholarship
The Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing (ARIN) Dorothy Budnek Memorial Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to ARIN members who have returned to school to advance their nursing education. The recipient will receive a scholarship in the amount of $600.00. Individuals who have been members of ARIN for at least three years are eligible to apply for the Dorothy Budnek Memorial Scholarship.
Dorothy (Dot) Budnek began her career as a Radiologic Technologist. Dot strongly believed in the importance of the nurse’s role in radiology and returned to the University of South Carolina to pursue her BSN degree. She faithfully supported ARIN and attended classes at USC throughout her battle with breast cancer. In the memory of Dot, a faithful ARIN member and nursing education advocate, ARIN is proud to award a scholarship to a radiology nurse who is continuing his/her education.
Call for Applications: Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing CRN Exam Scholarship Award
The Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing (ARIN) CRN Exam Scholarship Award was established to provide financial assistance to ARIN members who are seeking to become certified radiology nurses. The recipient will receive a complimentary registration for the CRN Exam.
Starting in 2006, those sitting for the exam for the first time must show that they have obtained 30 contact hours of continuing education in a two year period. As of 2004, candidates may choose to re-certify by examination or by obtaining continuing education contact hours. Sixty (60) contact hours within a four year period are required to meet the contact hour requirements for re-certification.
2015-2016 Molecular Imaging Research Grant for Junior Medical Faculty
Application window: February 1 – May 31, 2015
The objective of this program is to support one junior faculty member in an academic/research setting, and to enable them to engage in Molecular Imaging research related to diagnostic or therapeutic applications. Grants can be used for research support of the principal investigator, as well as direct costs of supplies and equipment. Support is not provided for salaries of other research personnel, or for indirect costs.
This $105,000 grant provides $52,500 annually for two years and is made possible through a grant from the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
The application must be completed in its entirety and submitted along with:
-- Principal investigator's current curriculum vitae, attached to application section 'General Information'.
-- A research abstract and a detailed research proposal not to exceed 10 pages, excluding references, attached to application section 'Research Proposal'.
-- One letter of recommendation from the program director or research supervisor.
-- One letter of recommendation from a professional reference.
-- There will be an opportunity to attach two additional letters of recommendation in the application, only after the first two letters above have been attached.
• Applicants must have an advanced degree, such as MD or PhD (or equivalent).
• Applicants must be practicing in an academic/research setting as a faculty member; the research may take place in any country.
• Applicants must be in the first term of their academic appointment, with a rank no higher than assistant professor (or equivalent).
• Applicants must provide a detailed proposal of the proposed research activity.
• Applicants must not have received grant/contract amounts totaling $50,000.00 or more in a single calendar year as the principle investigator.
• Preference will be given to individuals who have demonstrated great potential for a research career in the field of molecular imaging and whose research focuses on translational in vivo studies and includes radionuclide imaging or therapy.
• Only one application per faculty member is accepted per grant. No grantee may receive more than one SNMMI research grant in any one year. Likewise no other research grant request or continuation will be considered until a satisfactory summary of an earlier grant is received.
• Applicants will be evaluated on: - relevance of their research goals/project to advancing molecular imaging - how original and innovative the proposed project is - methodology and protocol based on good scientific reasoning - how well prepared the applicant is to complete the research in the timeframe proposed and how much support does he/she have from his/her institution
• Multidisciplinary projects that investigate methods that integrate other imaging and/or molecular science with radionuclide methods, including research focusing on hybrid imaging techniques such as PET/CT, SPECT/CT and PET/MRI, are encouraged.
If you have any questions please contact Kristi Padley in the Development Office at 703.652.6780 or at email@example.com.
2014 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technologist Section Susan C. Weiss Clinical Advancement Scholarships
Application timeframe: March 1 – May 31, 2014
In honor of Susan C. Weiss, SNMMI-TS Past-President & former Executive Director of the Education and Research Foundation for SNMMI, the SNMMI-TS Susan C. Weiss Clinical Advancement Scholarships serve to support certified nuclear medicine technologists (CNMTs) who are pursuing clinical advancement through didactic educational programs.
This scholarship is made possible through a grant from the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
To be eligible for the SNMMI-TS Clinical Advancement Scholarship, candidates must:
• Provide a current resume or curriculum vitae.
• Provide a professional reference letter as either a signed original on institution letterhead or a scanned copy of the signed original.
• Provide an applicant statement not to exceed one page in any format. The brief statement should detail your activity level in the SNMMI Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS) and address the following questions: What are your career and educational goals? How will the course/program help you to achieve your goals?
To be eligible for the SNMMI-TS Susan C. Weiss Clinical Advancement Scholarship, candidates must:
• Demonstrate financial need
• Be a member of the SNMMI-TS
• Be currently enrolled in a didactic educational program(s) (ex. CT, MR, DEXA, EKG, tomography, sonography, exercise physiology, physics, statistics,) which is/are college/continuing education credit eligible.
• Complete the said class or program. It is not required that class/program completion results in a degree.
Serious applicants only, please. Questions regarding eligibility requirements or application contents should be directed to Kristi Padley in the SNMMI Development Department by calling 703.652.6780 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amount Awarded: $500
Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $1,500
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technologist Section Bachelor’s Degree Completion Scholarship
The SNMMI-TS Bachelor’s Degree Completion Scholarship serves to support current nuclear medicine technologists who are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree completion program related to their nuclear medicine careers.
Applications will not be considered unless the following have been received by the application deadline:
-- A completed application including the applicant’s personal and financial information and the Bachelor’s Degree program information.
-- Current resume or curriculum vitae.
-- Official transcripts of all formal education must be issued directly from the institution’s registrar office to:
Development Department, SNMMI, 1850 Samuel Morse Dr, Reston, VA 20190.
-- An applicant statement not to exceed two pages in any format. The brief statement should detail your activity level in the SNMMI Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS) and address the following questions: What are your professional goals? What are your career and educational goals? How will your Bachelor’s degree help you to achieve your goals?
-- Scanned copy of original Bachelor’s degree program acceptance notification.
-- A professional reference letter provided either as a signed original on institution letterhead or a scanned copy of the signed original.
To be eligible for the SNMMI-TS Bachelor’s Degree Completion Scholarship, candidates must:
-- Demonstrate financial need
-- Hold a certificate or associate’s degree in nuclear medicine technology
-- Be currently enrolled in a bachelor’s level program to advance their career in nuclear medicine
-- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 grading scale
-- Be a member of the SNMMI-TS
Serious applicants only, please. Questions regarding eligibility requirements or application contents should be directed to Kristi Padley at 703.652.6780 or by email at email@example.com.
Amount Awarded: $4,000
Number of Awards: 2
Total Amount Awarded: $8,000
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technologist Section Professional Development and Education Fund Professional Development Scholarship
This scholarship serves to support a student who is employed as a technologist and is actively pursuing an advanced degree related to his/her nuclear medicine career.
This scholarship is funded by the Professional Development and Education Fund (PDEF) for SNMMI-TS.
-- A completed application including the applicant’s personal and financial information and the advanced degree program information.
-- Transcripts (official or unofficial) of all formal education.
-- An applicant statement not to exceed two pages. The brief statement should detail your activity level in the SNMMI Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS) and address the following questions: What are your professional achievements? What are your career and educational goals? How will your advanced degree in the field of nuclear medicine help you to achieve your goals?
-- A completed evaluation from the program dean/director/advisor, whose information will be requested in the ‘Program Dean/Director/Advisor Evaluation’ section of this application. Any reference letter must be provided as either a signed original on institution letterhead or a scanned copy of the signed original.
-- A completed evaluation from your professional supervisor, whose information will be requested in the ‘Professional Supervisor Evaluation’ section of this application. Any reference letter must be provided as either a signed original on institution letterhead or a scanned copy of the signed original.
To be eligible for the PDEF Professional Development Scholarship, candidates must:
-- Be an active member of the SNMMI Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS).
-- Have completed eight or more hours in the last three years matriculating toward an accredited advanced degree program (Masters or above) that is intended to further their career in nuclear medicine.
-- Have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a four-point scale.
-- Have worked in the nuclear medicine profession for at least one of the past five years in a clinical or didactic setting.
Serious applicants only, please. Questions regarding eligibility requirements or application content should be directed to Kristi Padley in the SNMMI Development Department at 703.652.6780 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amount Awarded: $5,000
Number of Awards: 1
Request for Applications to Investigate the Clinical Effectiveness of Ultrasound Versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Joints or Soft Tissue Pathology
The Endowment for Education and Research (EER) of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) has issued a request for applications (RFA) to investigate the clinical effectiveness of ultrasound versus magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for joints or soft tissue pathology using an independent gold standard, either clinical or surgical. Preference will be given to studies other than those addressing rotator cuff tears because there is already ample literature on this topic. Projects are expected to be completed within a 2-year time frame.
Supported by an educational grant from Philips Healthcare, $50,000 has been allocated for one or more grants in this area. Deadline for submission is April 30, 2014, 11:59 PM, Eastern Time.
o Applicants from outside the United States may apply.
o Applicants need not be members of the AIUM.
o Members of the AIUM Board of Governors or Executive Committee may not apply or be included in any capacity within the proposal.
o Members of the granting committee may apply but will then not be allowed to be involved in the reviewing of any submissions.
o An individual may be the principal investigator on only 1 proposal, but may serve in another capacity on another proposal.
o Proposals would preferably include evidence of prior experience in similar investigations.
o Up to $50,000 has been allocated for 1 or more grants in this area.
o Funding of IRB (institutional review board) costs and/or capital equipment is not allowed. The AIUM defines capital equipment as a piece of equipment, hardware, or software costing more than $1,000.
o No more than $1,000 in grant funding may be used for travel. Travel expenses must be consistent with the AIUM travel policy.
o Institutional overhead (indirect) costs will not be funded.
o Salary requested cannot exceed NIH guidelines.
o Funds will be disbursed to tax-exempt organizations. If the grant recipient is not tax exempt per IRS Publication 78, the grant recipient will be issued a 1099 for tax-reporting purposes. Exempt organizations must supply a copy of their IRS Determination Letter and all others must complete a Form W9 before funds can be disbursed. If an award is made to an international applicant, the applicant will need to supply substantiation of his/her organization’s nonprofit status.
o The AIUM will distribute all funds to the principal investigator and/or his/her institution. Subdivision of funds—as identified in the budget proposal—to other participants will be the responsibility of the host institution, in coordination with the principal investigator. Prior to the distribution of funds, the AIUM will require a signed agreement between the host institution and the AIUM.
o Funds will be disbursed on the following basis: 40% at award, 40% at receipt of a satisfactory 9-month progress report, and 20% at receipt of a satisfactory final report.
o Studies should comply with the AIUM Practice Guideline for the Performance of a Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Examinations and with AIUM official statements, including Interpretation of Ultrasound Examinations.
o Studies that involve research on human subjects should have IRB (Institutional Review Board) approval prior to grant submission, and this should be stated in the proposal.
o Grant application must have signatures of the responsible official at the institution (Grants Administration/IRB) and department chair.
o Final results should be submitted for presentation consideration at an AIUM Annual Convention.
o A progress report will be required at 9 months and a final report within 3 months of completion of the project.
o Publications and presentations regarding the research are encouraged, and the AIUM should be kept informed about any publications or presentations resulting from the research, even after submission of the final progress report. Notation acknowledging support from the AIUM and Philips Healthcare should be made in all publications and presentations.
o The project should be completed within 2 years of the signed contract.
o Proposals are evaluated based on the following criteria
-- Significance (Will successful completion of the aims change the concepts, methods, treatments, or interventions that drive this field?)
-- Investigators (Are the principal investigators and other researchers well suited to the project?)
-- Innovation (Does the application challenge or seek to shift clinical practice paradigms by using novel approaches or methodologies?)
-- Approach (Are the overall strategy, methodology, and analyses well-reasoned and appropriate to accomplish the specific aims of the project?)
-- Environment (Are the institutional support, equipment, and other physical resources available to the investigators adequate for the project proposed?)
-- Budget (Appropriateness of budget to accomplish the project).
-- Compliance with submission instructions
Submit the following items to respond to this RFA:
Combine all components of your submission into one PDF in the following order:
• A completed Application and Budget Form
• A description (maximum 7 pages) of the proposed project with the following 6 sections:
a. Objective: Specific aims of the project.
b. Relevance: To the field of musculoskeletal ultrasound.
c. Background: Including preliminary data.
d. Methods: Experimental design to accomplish the aims of the project.
e. Support: Facilities and equipment needed for successful completion of the project that are available at your institution
f. Bibliography: Relevant to the research
• A statement of the responsibilities of the principal investigator and any co-investigators, whether or not funding support is being requested for them.
• An abbreviated (maximum of 2 pages) curriculum vitae for the principal investigator and for any co-investigators (NIH format is appropriate), including education and/or professional experience and pertinent bibliography.
• A page detailing any current or prior grant support received by the principal investigator and any co-investigators. Write N/A if none.
• Utilize the RFA Checklist to ensure you are your submitting your application correctly.
• E-mail a PDF of the completed application with all attachments to email@example.com, or mail the completed application to: AIUM EER Grant Application, 14750 Sweitzer Lane, Suite 100, Laurel, MD 20707-5906 USA.
• You will receive a confirmation e-mail within a week of your submission. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail within a week, please contact Janet Campbell at 301-498-4100 Ext 1765 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure your application has been received.