American College of Cardiology Foundation Young Investigator Awards
The Young Investigator Awards competition encourage and recognizes young scientific investigators of promise, upon whom progress in the field of cardiology is dependent. A manuscript and abstract summarizing any problem that relates to cardiovascular disease whether it be in etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, or therapy.
Award Categories include the following:
Clinical Investigations, Congenital Heart Disease and Cardiac Surgery
Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology
ACCF/Herman K. Gold Young Investigator Awards in Molecular and Cellular Cardiology
Cardiovascular Health Outcomes and Population Genetics
Eligibility: Those eligible to apply are physicians and other healthcare providers currently in residency or fellowship programs or within three years of completion, PhD, PharmD or DNP candidates within 3 years of completion of their program, and medical students.
Note: Candidates will be eligible for this award up to four years after completion of training if more than 3 months of family or sick leave was taken during training or in the first three years after completion of training.
The Award: The first place winner for each category receives $2,000, second place winners receive $1,000; three honorable mentions in each category receive $500. Travel, hotel and meals up to $1500 will be reimbursed for all 20 finalists to attend the YIA Competition at ACC.12 in Chicago.
Funding Source: Support for the ACCF/Herman K. Gold Young Investigator Awards in Molecular and Cellular Cardiology is provided by a grant from CV Path Institute and the family of Herman K. Gold.
Application Deadline: October 15, 2012
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