Award applicants must be citizens or noncitizen nationals of the United States, or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence by the time of award.
Applicants must currently be house officers (interns or residents) at US training programs in internal medicine.
Applicants must be available to attend the abstracts presentation and awards ceremony in Baltimore on the morning of Friday, November 14, 2014.
Research must show results (not merely proposed design).
Research may have been conducted prior to housestaff training (e.g., medical school, college, masters program).
Research may have been already presented/published (if so, please attach).
Submissions will be evaluated on:
- Quality of applicant/likelihood for success in academic medicine
- Commitment to career in academic GIM
- Quality of research
Each applicant must select the category in which he/she wishes to compete, complete an application form (including a statement of interest in academic GIM and an abstract summarizing his/her research), and have two (2) letters of recommendation (see form below) submitted by individuals who are familiar with his/her qualifications and research (e.g., residency director, research mentor). Applications, statements of interest, and abstracts, as well as letters of recommendation, will be accepted via email. Please direct all documentation, as well as any questions you may have, to:
The deadline for application materials is Monday, September 15, 2014. Award winners will be announced at the end of September, and invitations extended for the celebratory dinner in Baltimore on the evening of Thursday, November 13, and for the presentations to be made here on the morning of Friday, November 14, 2014