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Henry Christian Awards

These awards were established in 1990 to honor the founder of AFMR, Dr. Henry Christian. Each year, these awards have been given to the presenter (or first author) of the most outstanding abstracts submitted to each of the AFMR Regional, and now National Meetings: the Western Medical Research Conference, the Southeastern Regional Meeting, Midwest Clinical & Translational Research Meeting, and the NEW AFMR National Meeting. The $1,000 awards will be presented during the Virtual AFMR Award Recognition in Fall 2024.

The recipient will be required to attend the Virtual AFMR Award Recognition in Fall 2024 and the award will also be highlighted on AFMR online platforms.

Eligible candidates should meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • Be a resident, clinical fellow, physicians pursuing PhD or other graduate degrees, or other post-doctoral fellow;
  • Have submitted an abstract to a regional or the AFMR National Meeting
  • Be an AFMR member in good standing at the time of the award application deadline. You may go online to join AFMR or renew your Membership.

Application Process
Applications must be submitted outside of Abstract Submission for one of the AFMR Meetings through this application page.

The recipient will receive:

  • A $1,000 award at the AFMR National Meeting
  • Recognition at both the Virtual AFMR Award Recognition in Fall 2024 and through online AFMR platforms
  • An invitation to participate on an AFMR Committee of their choosing

2023 Western Medical Research Conference AWARDED
2023 Midwest Clinical & Translational Research Meeting AWARDED
2023 Southeastern Regional Meeting AWARDED


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