AUA ANNUAL MEETING AWARDS

Congratulations to the 2022 Awardees:

Junior Faculty Pediatric Medicine Research Award (Award supported supported by Dr. Y.S. Prakash, MD, PhD):

Incidence and Risk Factors of Perioperative Respiratory Adverse Events in Children Undergoing Elective Surgery Employing Logistic Regression and Machine Learning Cluster Analysis

Johnny Kenth, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom

 

Junior Faculty Perioperative Medicine Research Award (Award supported supported by Dr. Y.S. Prakash, MD, PhD):

Association of Anesthesiologist Staffing Ratio with Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality

Michael Burns, MD, PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

Junior Faculty Research Award for Clinical Science:

Preoperative factors predict neurocognitive disorder after CABG or PCI in a population-based cohort of older adults

Elizabeth Whitlock, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

 

Junior Faculty Research Award for Laboratory Science:

Local anesthetics induce an anti-tumoral immune response in vitro and in tumor established in mice

Lucillia Bezu, Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus

 

Margaret Wood Resident Research Award:

Phase-Locked Acoustic Stimulation Increases Human Thermal Arousal Thresholds during Dexmedetomidine Sedation

Christian Guay, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

 

Resident Travel Award

The effect of tidal volume on postoperative respiratory complications is dependent on patients’ respiratory system elastance: A multicenter hospital registry study

Aiman Suleiman, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

 

Top Oral Abstract

Glutamatergic and Adrenergic Neurons Mediate Alpha-2-Agonist-Induced Sedation and Hypnosis in Mice

Andrew McKinstry-Wu, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

 

Top Oral Abstract

Integrated single-cell and plasma proteomic modeling to predict surgical site complications, a prospective cohort study

Amy Tsai, BA, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA

Junior Faculty Travel Awards in Pediatric Anesthesia or Perioperative Medicine (supported by Y.S.Prakash)

The Junior Faculty Travel Award in Pediatric Anesthesia is awarded to the top scoring abstract submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting in the area of pediatric anesthesia by an early-stage faculty in an academic anesthesiology department within the first six years of faculty appointment at the instructor or assistant professor level. The awardee will receive a $500 prize and a certificate and will provide an oral presentation during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session.

The Junior Faculty Travel Award in Perioperative Medicine is awarded to the top scoring abstract submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting in the area of perioperative medicine by an early-stage faculty in an academic anesthesiology department within the first six years of faculty appointment at the instructor or assistant professor level. The awardee will receive a $500 prize and a certificate, and will provide an oral presentation during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session.

Eligibility

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 be an early-stage faculty in an academic anesthesiology department within the first six years of faculty appointment at the instructor or assistant professor level.
    • Must provide an oral presentation (10 min. oral presentation, plus 3 min. for Q&A; Max of 7 slides) during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session at the AUA Annual Meeting in order to receive the award. Note: The oral presentation MUST be provided by the awardee and cannot be delegated to a co-author. 
    • Will receive the prize.

Prize

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

Junior Faculty Research Awards for Laboratory Science and Clinical Science

The Junior Faculty Research Award for Laboratory Science is awarded to the top scoring laboratory/basic research abstract submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting by an early-stage faculty in an academic anesthesiology department within the first six years of faculty appointment at the instructor or assistant professor level. The awardees will receive a plaque and will provide an oral presentation during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session.

The Junior Faculty Research Award for Clinical Science is awarded to the top scoring clinical research abstract submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting by an early-stage faculty in an academic anesthesiology department within the first six years of faculty appointment at the instructor or assistant professor level. The awardees will receive a plaque and will provide an oral presentation during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session.

Eligibility

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.
  • Must provide an oral presentation (7 min. oral presentation, plus 7 min. for Q&A; Max of 5 slides) during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session at the AUA Annual Meeting
    Note: Award cannot be presented by a co-author.
  • Will receive the Prize

Prize

  • Plaque after 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, fellow, or a medical student enrolled in a US program. The awardee will receive a $1000 prize and a certificate, and will provide an oral presentation during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session.

Eligibility

  • 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, fellow, or a medical student from a US program.
    • Must provide an oral presentation (7 min. oral presentation, plus 7 min. for Q&A; Max of 5 slides) during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session at the AUA Annual Meeting
      Note: The Margaret Wood Resident Research Award cannot be presented by a co-author.
    • Will receive the prize

Prize

  • $1,000USD and certificate after the AUA Annual Meeting
  • Certificate after the AUA Annual Meeting

Resident Travel Award

The Resident Travel Award is awarded to the top 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

The abstract:

  • Must be submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting.

The presenting author indicated in the abstract submission:

  • Must be a resident, fellow, or a medical student.
  • Must provide an oral presentation (10 min. oral presentation, plus 3 min. for Q&A; Max of 7 slides) during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session at the AUA Annual Meeting in order to receive the award. Note: The Resident Travel Award cannot be presented by a co-author. 
  • Will receive the prize.

Prize

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