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Junior Physician-Investigator Awards

These awards were created to honor young investigators whose research projects complement an overall program of research, teaching and clinical medicine. Candidates must have submitted an abstract to one of the AFMR Regional Meetings: Western Medical Research Conference in Carmel, the Southern Regional Meeting in New Orleans, Eastern Regional Meeting in Philadelphia, and/or the MWAFMR/CSCTR Combined Midwestern Meeting in Chicago. Eligible applications will be judged on both the quality of the abstract submitted and their career accomplishments. Award winners will present their work during a special AFMR Symposium during Translational Science 2018, which will be held April 19-21, 2018 in Washington, DC. Applicants must submit a letter of support from their mentor, division chief, or department chair as part of their application. The recipient will receive a Certificate of Excellence and a $1250 honorarium at the meeting.

Criteria/Eligibility
Candidates must be a physician who has held a full-time medical school faculty appointment for five years or less. To qualify for the Junior Physician Investigator Award, applicants must be AFMR members in good standing. You may go online to join AFMR or renew your Membership.

Application Process
Application deadline: January 7, 2018

Submit all materials via email to the Awards Committee in one PDF as follows:

  • Subject line: Junior Physician Investigator Award Application: YOUR NAME
  • Completed Junior Physician Award Application
  • Copy of your CV
  • Copy of abstract submitted to an AFMR Regional Meeting
  • Letter of support from mentor, division chief, or department chair

Junior Physician Investigator Award Recipients



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