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Southern Awards

The following AFMR awards are presented annually to individuals whose abstracts are accepted for presentation at the Southern Regional Meeting (SRM) in New Orleans, Louisiana:

SAFMR/SSCI Student Research Award
These awards recognize students who are currently in training and accomplished in research. Award funds are intended to defray the costs for participation in the SRM.

SAFMR/SSCI Trainee Award
These awards recognize residents and fellows who are currently in training and acknowledge excellence among these groups. Award funds are intended to defray the costs for participation in the SRM.

SAFMR/SSCI Young Faculty Award
The purpose of these awards is to stimulate participation by faculty at the instructor and assistant professor level. Awards are given to young investigators with the top rated abstracts in each subspecialty as judged by a committee of the officers of SAFMR and SSCI. Only faculty at the instructor and assistant professor level are eligible for these awards.

Criteria/Eligibility

  • You or your mentor (in the case of students and trainees) must be a member in good standing of the AFMR prior to receiving your award. If not a member, join AFMR online!
  • Awardees must be the first author/presenter of the abstract accepted for presentation at the SRM.
  • Recipients are required to be present at the Joint SAFMR/SSCI plenary session to receive their award.

Application Process
You may apply for awards at the time of abstract submission. Please choose the award that you are eligible for from the dropdown menu. Be sure to check a box in order to be considered for an award.


Deadline: Friday, October 6, 2017 11:59 pm ET

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