AUA ANNUAL MEETING AWARDS

Congratulations to the 2021 Awardees:

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

CYP2B6 and POR polymorphisms influence metabolism and clinical outcomes of perioperative methadone in children

Senthil Packiasabapathy, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine

 

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

Anesthesia and the gut microbiome: exploring the effects of Isoflurane, propofol, and supplemental oxygen in a murine model of general anesthesia

Mara Serbanescu, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Junior Faculty Research Award:

Comparison of Intravenous Waveform Analysis to Current Markers for Detection of Hemorrhage in a Rat Model

Matthew Barajas, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 

Margaret Wood Resident Research Award:

Modulation Of Microvascular Blood Flow And Stroke Outcome Via GPR39 in Mice

Yifan Xu, MD, PhD, Oregon Health and Sciences University

 

Fellow Research Award

Over-Transfusion in Pediatric Patients Intra-operatively.  A Retrospective Observational Study at a Tertiary Pediatric Hospital.

Timothy Walsh, MD, Boston Children’s Hopsital

 

Best of Meeting Research Award

Preclinical evaluation of a novel glycinergic analgesic for treatment of chronic pain in rodents

Yan Xu, PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Top Oral Abstract

A hindered HCN1-selective inhibitor is antihyperalgesic in a rat spared nerve injury neuropathic pain model

Dianna E. Willis, PhD, Burke Neurological Institute

 

Top Oral Abstract

Hippocampal engrams recapitulate contextual memory formation, its suppression by etomidate, and its persistence in mice lacking a5-GABAA receptors in interneurons

Mengwen Zhu, B.S., University of Wisconsin

ANNUAL MEETING SCHOLARSHIP

The Association of University Anesthesiologists Council is offering AUA Annual Meeting Scholarships to provide complimentary registration for twenty resident scholars, fellows, PhDs, medical students, and others who are in training or early career stages.

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Eligibility

The Annual Meeting Scholarship Application must be submitted online by March 20, 2021. Applications will be reviewed by the AUA Council.  Awardees will be chosen based on financial need due to lack of departmental support and personal funding. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Notifications will be sent in April 2021.

The application will request for the following information:

  1. Curriculum Vitae: Please submit your current resume or CV.
  2. Letter of Motivation: Please submit a letter explaining:
    • The applicant’s interest in academic anesthesiology
    • The applicant’s desire to attend the AUA meeting
    • The applicant’s need for financial support.

Prize

  • Complimentary registration to the AUA Annual Meeting

Junior Faculty Pediatric/Perioperative Medicine Research Award

The Junior Faculty Pediatric/Perioperative Medicine Research Award is awarded to the top scoring abstract in the areas of pediatric anesthesia or perioperative medicine by an early-stage academic anesthesiologist within the first six years of faculty appointment at the instructor or assistant professor level. Each awardee 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.
  • 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 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 10 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

Junior Faculty Research Award

The Junior Faculty Research Award is awarded to the top scoring abstract 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. Each awardee 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 an early-stage academic anesthesiologist 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 10 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 from the United States. 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 or a fellow.
    • Must provide an oral presentation (7 min. oral presentation, plus 7 min. for Q&A; Max of 10 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

Fellow Research Award

The Fellow Research Award is awarded to the top scoring abstract submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting by a fellow.  Each awardee 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 a resident or fellow
  • Must provide an oral presentation (7 min. oral presentation, plus 7 min. for Q&A; Max of 10 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

Best of Meeting research award

The Best of Meeting Research Award is awarded to one high scoring abstract submitted for the meeting regardless of years in practice or serving as a scientist. The recipient will receive 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 presenting author indicated in the abstract submission:
    • Must provide an oral presentation (7 min. oral presentation, plus 7 min. for Q&A; Max of 10 slides) during the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Oral Session at the AUA Annual Meeting
    • Will receive the Prize

Prize

  • Certificate after the AUA Annual Meeting