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Junior Physician-Investigator Award

These awards were created to honor young AFMR 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: the Western Medical Research Conference, the Southern Regional Meeting, the Eastern Regional Meeting, and/or the Midwest Clinical & Translational Research Meeting. Eligible applications will be judged on both the quality of the abstract submitted and their career accomplishments. 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: Friday, January 15, 2021
Download the Junior Physician Award Application for details.

2020 Recipients:

Andrea Hahn, MD Andrea Hahn, MD
Children's National Hospital
Washington, DC
Beta-Lactam Exposure is Associated with Recovery of Microbial Diversity in the CF Airway
Laneshia K. Tague, MD, MSCI Laneshia K. Tague, MD, MSCI
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
A Polymorphism in the UGT1A9 Gene is Associated with Neutropenia in Lung Transplant Recipients Receiving Mycophenolic Acid for Immunosuppression

Junior Physician Investigator Award Recipients

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