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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.
Call for Nominations: International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine Wiltse Lifetime Achievement Award
Sponsored by NuVasive, Creative Spine Technology
The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine sponsors a yearly award for exceptional achievement in the spinal field.
The nominee should be an outstanding individual scientist, clinician or basic science researcher who has made a major contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the field of spinal disorders.
The nominations for this award may be proposed by officers of universities, hospitals and/or spine research institutions. The award is to honor anyone who has made great contributions to the medical field, either members or non members of ISSLS. Currently, an award of $10,000.00 US will be granted to the recipient
The nomination must be accompanied by
• curriculum vitae
• biographical summary (maximum 2 pages),
• list of publications
• an outline of the nominee’s contribution to the field of spinal research (maximum 3 pages).
• 2 sponsoring letters, one from the individual making the nomination and one other from an individual outside the nominating institution.
The award will be presented at the annual meeting of the ISSLS in San Francisco, CA, USA on June 8-12, 2015.
Please send the documents by e-mail to the ISSLS office no later than February 1, 2015 email@example.com
Call for Nominations: 2014 Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health, which recognize innovative individuals, programs, institutions, and organizations that are advancing public health in the Americas.
Sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), the awards highlight key aspects of public health as a way to stimulate the growth of the next and rising generation of leaders working together to improve health and health care in the Americas.
The six awards in this call for nominations are the:
Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Public Health
Clarence H. Moore Award for Excellence for Voluntary Service
Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Public Health Literature
Pedro N. Acha Award for Excellence in Veterinary Public Health
Sérgio Arouca Award for Excellence in Universal Health Care
Manuel Velasco Suarez Award for Excellence in Bioethics
The nomination period is open now through May 30, 2014. Application forms are available online at: http://www.pahef.org/nomination.
Established in 1975, the Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health have become known throughout the Americas as respected honors and career milestones. They provide a unique opportunity to recognize the contributions of those who have dedicated their careers to improving public health in the Western Hemisphere.
For each award, an independent jury of distinguished public health professionals, peers, and academicians appointed by PAHO and PAHEF reviews the nominations and recommends a winning candidate to the PAHEF board of directors for its approval. Each award includes a cash prize or research grant, a certificate of honor, and a symbolic representation of the award.
Awardees are also invited to Washington, D.C., during the annual PAHO Directing Council meeting to be recognized during an evening event with dignitaries, including ministers of health from throughout the Americas, ambassadors to the Organization of American States (OAS), U.S. government officials, and private sector representatives.
About PAHEF: The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) is dedicated to improving health in the Americas. Founded in 1968, PAHEF is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) public charity that works with the PAHO and other strategic partners in the Americas to mobilize resources and jointly address key health, education, and training priorities. With a deep knowledge of major health concerns and strong relationships with key stakeholders in the region, PAHEF builds successful partnerships and projects that advance health in the Americas. For more information, please visit: www.pahef.org
About PAHO: The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) was established in 1902 and is the world’s oldest international public health organization. It works with all the countries of the Americas to improve the health and quality of life of the people in the hemisphere, while also serving as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO). For more information, please visit: www.paho.org
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Applications: American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Award
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Harold Frost’s ideas transformed the face of skeletal biology and orthopedic science and he is regarded by many as being the most influential theoretician in skeletal biology of the 20th century. Harold Frost developed the process of quantitative bone histomorphometry, discovered the intermediary organization of bone and shed theoretical insights into the adaptation of bone to mechanical forces and hormones. In addition to Harold Frost's many scientific accomplishments, he was an active participant in the Sun Valley Workshop on Skeletal Tissue Biology, an annual meeting that emphasizes interaction between young investigators and senior investigators. His participation in the workshop influenced many young scientists. The award was established in Dr. Frost’s honor.
To be eligible, an applicant must be a 2 year post-doctoral fellow or resident with no more than 2 years as an Assistant Professor as of September 1, 2014. Note: ASBMR Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Awards are open to ASBMR members and nonmembers.
Nine awards of $1,500 each are available, based on competitive application. The young investigators who receive Harold Frost Awards are required to present their research at the Sun Valley Workshop on Musculoskeletal Biology held August 3-6, 2014.
Note: The award covers the meeting registration fee, but recipients are expected to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodations.
The character limit is 2500, which includes all letters and spaces within the text of your abstract. Tables and graphics are not included in this character limit.
Call for Applications: Williams Syndrome Association Junior Investigator Award
Williams Syndrome Association 2014 Professional Conference June 30 - July 1, 2014 Garden Grove, California
Williams Syndrome: Insight from Genetics, Psychology, Neuroscience & Medicine
$1000 (plus registration and travel costs up to $1500)
Applications Due March 30, 2014
The Williams Syndrome Association is pleased to provide a Junior Investigator Award in the amount of $1000. This award will recognize the recent accomplishments of an individual who received his/her PhD in the past five years. In addition to the Award money, the recipient’s transportation, lodging, and registration will be covered up to $1500. In order to receive the award, the winner must present his/her research at the conference. The competition for this award is open to anyone conducting research on WS, regardless of country of citizenship.
Award applicants must submit the following by March 30, 2014:
● A cover letter from you succinctly describing the impact of your research on WS and the anticipated trajectory of your research over the next 5 years
● A copy of your PhD thesis, a first-author peer-reviewed article that has been published or is in press, or a first-author manuscript under review by a peer-reviewed journal
● A statement that if you win the award, you will attend the conference and present your research.
● Your mentor must email a letter of nomination.
Please email the information requested to: Dr. Carolyn Mervis - email@example.com
Award decisions will be made by the WS Professional Conference Organizing Committee and will be announced by April 22, 2014.
Call for Applications: Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award
The ADA and the American Association for Dental Research have announced the creation of the Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award.
The award will acknowledge a dental faculty member who has made significant contributions to implement and advance evidence-based dentistry.
The recipient will receive a $1,000 award at the AADR Fall Focused Symposium in San Antonio, which will precede the ADA 2014—America's Dental Meeting in October.
Applications are due June 30. Each school may submit a single application.
Requirements include ADA or AADR membership, employment as a full- or part-time faculty member at a U.S. dental school and completion of an EBD-related project within the past two years.
EBD focuses on providing personalized dental care based on the most current scientific knowledge. EBD integrates scientific evidence, the patient's oral and medical condition, medical history and treatment preferences and the dentist's clinical judgment.
A Procter & Gamble contribution supports the Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award.
For additional eligibility requirements and application information, please contact Malavika Tampi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-312-440-2511.
Call for Proposals: Ernst-Ruska Prize for Outstanding Achievements in the Field of Electron Microscopy
The German Society for Electron Microscopy announces the ERNST RUSKA PRIZE 2015 for outstanding achievements in the field of electron microscopy.
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Elektronenmikroskopie invites to propose candidates for the Ernst-Ruska-Prize. The prize is awarded for work carried out by younger scientists pioneering new capabilities of electron microscopy as a scientific technique through innovative instrumentation or novel methods of basic and general interest.
Work carried out by pure application of existing techniques will not be considered.
The eligible work should not date back more than 7 years. It must be published or it must be accepted for publication at the time of submission of the proposal.
The decision will be made by an independent committee. The Ernst-Ruska-Prize consists of a certificate, a financial award, as well as the honor of giving an Ernst-Ruska Distinguished Lecture at the Ceremony of Award. If a group of authors receives the award, they will be awarded jointly. The ceremony will take place at the Microscopy Conference 2015 in Göttingen, Germany, Sept. 6th-11th, 2015.
Proposals including appraisal of the achievement, reprints or preprints, and short CV including list of publications of the authors should be received (on paper and CD) not later than November 30th, 2014, addressed to:
President of DGE
Dr. Michael Laue
E-mail: lauem (at) rki.de
Call for Nominations: Women in Cell Biology Awards Program
1. WICB Junior Award for Excellence in Research—a woman in an early stage of her career (within six years of appointment to an independent position at the nomination deadline) who is making exceptional scientific contributions to cell biology, is developing a strong independent research program, and exhibits the potential for continuing at a high level of scientific endeavor and leadership.
Provide a letter of nomination, a CV, and up to three letters of support, including at least one from outside the nominee's institution.
2. WICB Mid-Career Award for Excellence in Research—a woman at the mid-career level (7-15 years in an independent position at the nomination deadline) who has demonstrated a track record of exceptional scientific contributions to cell biology and/or has effectively translated cell biology across disciplines, and who exemplifies a high level of scientific endeavor and leadership.
3. WICB Senior Leadership Award—a woman or man at a later career stage (generally full professor or equivalent) whose outstanding scientific achievements are coupled with a record of active leadership in mentoring both men and women in scientific careers.
Provide a letter of nomination highlighting scientific achievements as well as examples of leadership and mentoring, a CV, and up to five letters of support. At least one letter must come from outside the nominee's institution, and two must be from current or former mentees of the nominee. Letters should include specifics of the nominee's mentoring history.
Each winner is presented with an honorarium and a plaque at the ASCB Annual Meeting. Expenses to attend the Annual Meeting are paid. Please note that candidates may be nominated more than once, and members of the WICB Committee are not eligible. Nominators must be ASCB members.
Deadline is April 1 (electronic submission only; please send email to email@example.com
Call for Entries: Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology
The Prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for the most outstanding neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology conducted by him/her during the past three years.
Prize money: US$25,000
Application deadline: June 15, 2014
Entrants must be a neurobiologist with an advanced degree received in the last 10 years and not older than 35 years of age.
The entrant's essay must describe contributions to neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology.
The entrant must have performed or directed the work described in the essay.
The research must have been performed during the previous three years.
Employees of Eppendorf AG, its subsidiaries, Science and AAAS, and their relatives are not eligible for the prize.
Procedures for Entry
The entrant must submit the following items:
1. A completed Entry Form.
2. An essay, written by the entrant, that describes his or her research and places it in perspective with respect to current research in the field of neurobiology. The essay must not exceed 1,000 words in length. The applicant must have done or directed all of the work and it must have been performed in the past three years.
3. A one-page letter of recommendation from his or her postdoctoral adviser, supervisor, or other senior colleague who is familiar with the entrant's work.
4. A Curriculum Vitae that includes the following:
1.) Full citations of papers that the entrant has published on the research described in the essay; 2.) Academic and professional awards and honors that the entrant has received; and 3.) Relevant professional experience
5. Copies of two of the entrant's papers that are most relevant to the essay.
The Entry Form must be completed electronically and additional submission materials must be sent by email in PDF format to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the additional submission materials must be sent by e-mail immediately after the electronic entry form is completed to be counted as an entry.
Below is a timeline for the prize selection process. You will be contacted only if there are additional materials or information needed. Please note: If your contact information changes after submission then you must inform email@example.com.
June-July: Compilation and Review of Submissions
August: Selection of Prize Winner
September: Announcement of Prize Winner
November: Awards Ceremony
Deadline for Entries June 15, 2014
Editors from Science will be responsible for the initial evaluation of the essays. The top 10 percent of the essays will be forwarded to the judging panel. The judging panel will be composed of prominent international researchers in the field of neurobiology and will be chaired by the Neuroscience Editor of Science. Most of the judges will be appointed based on nominations from the Society for Neuroscience. The essays will be rated in two areas: scientific quality and significance, and clarity and style of the writing.
Call for Submissions: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Rieger Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Award
The Psychotherapy Committee is interested in papers from members at all levels of experience (senior, mid-career, and trainees) and all areas of practice (private practice, clinical faculty, full-time academics, and researchers). Unpublished papers and papers published within the last three years may be submitted by their authors. Papers published within the last three years may be nominated by any member of AACAP.
• $4,500 prize;
• Delivery of an Honors Presentation at the AACAP Annual Meeting in October
• For an unpublished winning paper, future publication is not a requirement or promise of the award, but the author will be encouraged to submit the paper for peer review to the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry or a psychotherapy journal of the author's choosing. Editorial assistance will be provided, if requested.
Instructions for Authors
• No longer than 30 pages, double spaced;
• A case or cases treated in psychodynamic psychotherapy modalities including the individual, family and group therapy or psychoanalysis;
• Demonstrate an understanding of the inner experience of the child;
• Demonstrate the use of the doctor-patient relationship as a vehicle for change;
• Report signs and symptoms to facilitate locating this case within the descriptive criteria of the DSM to allow comparison with reports and studies in the psychiatric literature; and
• Include a focused literature review of pertinent, current child and adolescent psychiatric writings.
• Deadline: April 30
• Send papers to: AACAP Department of Clinical Practice at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please direct all questions to the AACAP Psychotherapy Committee:
Sergio Delgao, M.D.
Mary Ahn, M.D.
The availability of all awards is contingent upon receipt of funding.