New Investigator Awards
To be eligible for the New Investigator Award, applicant must be a predoctoral student (MD, PhD, DVM, DO or DDS) or research fellow with no more than 2 years in postdoctoral research training and submit an abstract to the Shock Society Annual Meeting as the first author. Applicants must agree to publish their work in the SHOCK journal if accepted for publication. Applicants must check “New Investigator Award”, upload their CVs, and provide the name and email address of their advisors during the abstract submission process.
Five finalists will be selected by the Awards Committee, based on scientific merit of the submitted abstracts. Finalists will present their work in a 10-minute presentation followed by a 5-minute question from the Awards Committee members only on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at the Shock Society Annual Meeting. The first-place winner will be announced at the Award Night dinner on Sunday. Each of finalists will be recognized with a plaque, a cash award (first place $650, other finalists $350) and a travel grant of $1,000.
To be qualified for the competition, applicants must submit a manuscript resulting from their work to SHOCK (http://www.editorialmanager.com/shock/default.aspx
). The manuscript must be submitted to the journal no later than 2 weeks prior to the annual meeting (Deadline: May 22, 2017), accompanied by a cover letter addressed to Dr. Chaudry that indicates the work is original, has not been submitted to another journal, and is from a New Investigator Award nominee.
Irshad H. Chaudry, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Center of Surgical Research
1670 University Blvd Volker Hall G094
Birmingham, AL 35294-0019
Applicants also need to submit the manuscript assembled from SHOCK in pdf file and SHOCK manuscript submission number to the Chair of the Awards Committee no later than 2 week prior to the competition (Deadline: May 22, 2017).
Weng-Lang Yang, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
350 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY 11030