AUA ANNUAL MEETING

JUNIOR FACULTY TRAVEL AWARD

The Junior Faculty Travel Award is awarded to the two (2) top scoring abstracts submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting in the areas of pediatric anesthesia or perioperative medicine by an early-stage academic anesthesiologist. The awardees will receive a $500 prize and will provide an oral presentation during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
The abstract:

  • Must be submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting.
  • Must be submitted in the areas of pediatric anesthesia or perioperative medicine.

The presenting author indicated in the abstract submission:

  • Must have an active AUA Membership.
  • Must be an early-stage academic anesthesiologist.
  • Will receive the prize.

An oral presentation (10 min. oral presentation, plus 3 min. for Q&A; Max of 10 slides) during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session at the AUA Annual Meeting is required.

If the presenting author is not able to attend the Annual Meeting, any co-author may present the abstract. However, the prize will be given to the presenting author indicated in the initial submission.

PRIZE
  • $500 after the AUA Annual Meeting
  • Certificate during the AUA Annual Meeting

Junior Faculty Research Award

The Junior Faculty Research Award is awarded to the two (2) top scoring abstracts submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting by an early-stage academic anesthesiologist within the first six years of faculty appointment at the instructor or assistant professor level. The awardees will provide an oral presentation during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
The abstract must be submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting.

The presenting author indicated in the abstract submission:

  • Must have an active AUA Membership.
  • Must be junior faculty member within the first six years of faculty appointment at the instructor or assistant professor level.
  • Will receive the prize.

An oral presentation (10 min. oral presentation, plus 3 min. for Q&A; Max of 10 slides) during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session at the AUA Annual Meeting is required.

If the presenting author is not able to attend the Annual Meeting, any co-author may present the abstract. However, the prize will be given to the presenting author indicated in the initial submission.

PRIZE
  • Plaque during the AUA Annual Meeting

Margaret Wood Resident Research Award

The Margaret Wood Resident Research Award is awarded to the highest scoring abstract submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting by a resident or fellow. The awardee will receive a $1000 prize and will provide an oral presentation during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
The abstract must be submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting.

The research done in a laboratory (wet or dry) must be in the United States.

The presenting author indicated in the abstract submission:

  • Must be a resident or a fellow.
  • Will receive the prize.

An oral presentation (10 min. oral presentation, plus 3 min. for Q&A; Max of 10 slides) during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session at the AUA Annual Meeting is required

If the presenting author is not able to attend the Annual Meeting, any co-author may present the abstract. However, the prize will be given to the presenting author indicated in the initial submission.

PRIZE
  • $1000 after the AUA Annual Meeting
  • Certificate during the AUA Annual Meeting

Resident Travel Award

The Resident Travel Award is awarded to the two (2) top scoring abstracts submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting by a resident or fellow. The awardees will receive a $1000 prize and will provide an oral presentation during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
The presenting author indicated in the abstract submission:

  • Must be a resident or a fellow.
  • Will receive the prize.

An oral presentation (10 min. oral presentation, plus 3 min. for Q&A; Max of 10 slides) during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session at the AUA Annual Meeting is required

If the presenting author is not able to attend the Annual Meeting, any co-author may present the abstract. However, the prize will be given to the presenting author indicated in the initial submission.

PRIZE
  • $1000 after the AUA Annual Meeting
  • Certificate during the AUA Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Travel Award

The Association of University Anesthesiologists Council is offering AUA Annual Meeting Travel Awards to provide financial support for resident scholars, fellows, PhDs, medical students, and others who are in training or early career stages to attend the AUA 2020 Annual Meeting in San Francisco.  Twenty awards of $1,000 each will be available. Awardees will be chosen based on financial need due to lack of departmental support and personal funding. 

Use of Travel Award Funds

The travel awards can be used to support attendance at the AUA 2020 Annual Meeting, including meeting registration, airfare, meals, hotel expenses, and incidentals.  All recipients are responsible for making their own meeting registration, travel and hotel arrangements.   

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Review Process and Selection Criteria

Applications will be reviewed by the AUA Council and will be considered based on total financial need.

Application

To apply complete and submit an online application by March 20, 2020. The online application requires submission of a current CV and a brief letter explaining:

  1. The applicant’s interest in academic anesthesiology
  2. The applicant’s desire to attend the AUA meeting.
  3. The applicant’s need for financial support.
  4. Any other relevant information.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Notifications will be sent in April 2020.

PRIZE
  • $1000 award to be collected at the AUA Annual Meeting in San Francisco
  • Award winners will be asked to fill out a post-Annual Meeting survey about their contributions to the Annual Meeting and the benefits of Annual Meeting attendance.

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