AUA ANNUAL MEETING AWARDS

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 REQUIREMENTS

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 Excellence Award

The Junior Faculty Excellence Award is awarded to the top two scoring abstracts submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting 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 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 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 two 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. Each awardee will receive a plaque 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 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 or fellow from the US or Canada. 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 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 or Canada.
  • 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
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PRIZE
  • $1,000USD and certificate after the AUA Annual Meeting

Outstanding Oral Presentation

The Outstanding Oral Presentation is given to one abstract submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting. The recipient will receive a certificate 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 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

Resident Award

The Resident Award is awarded to the top two scoring abstracts submitted to the AUA Annual Meeting by a resident or fellow.  Each awardee will receive a plaque 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 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