|Henry Christian Awards
This award was formulated in 1990 to honor the founder of AFMR, Dr. Henry Christian. Each year, the awards will be given to the presenter (or first author) of the most outstanding abstracts submitted to one of the AFMR Regional Meetings. Abstracts submitted to the Western Regional Medical Conference in Carmel, the Southern Regional Meeting in New Orleans, the Combined Midwestern Meeting in Chicago and the Eastern Regional Meeting in Washington, DC that meet the requisite criteria are eligible to apply. Awardees will receive a Certificate of Excellence and $500 honorarium.
Award winners will be required to present their work via poster at the annual Eastern Regional Meeting held each April in Washington, DC and will also be recognized at the AFMR Henry Christian Awards Reception. Candidates must be physicians who are post-M.D. trainees, including residents, clinical fellows, physicians pursuing graduate degrees, PhDs and other post-doctoral fellows.
To qualify for the Henry Christian Awards, applicants must be AFMR members in good standing. To renew membership and pay annual dues, please click here. If you are not currently an AFMR member, you must submit a membership application along with the award application. A membership application can be completed online.
The deadline to apply for this award has passed.
Past Awards Dinner Photos
The AFMR thanks Merck for their generous and continued support of Henry Christian Awards. With Merck's support Awards have been bestowed on many promising young researchers from around the country. This collaboration has truly contributed to AFMR's mission to foster tomorrow’s leaders in medical research.