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Announcements  |   February 2010
AWARDS
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Announcements   |   February 2010
AWARDS
Anesthesiology 2 2010, Vol.112, 507. doi:10.1097/01.anes.0000367885.96707.5d
Anesthesiology 2 2010, Vol.112, 507. doi:10.1097/01.anes.0000367885.96707.5d
NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR
2010 Award for Excellence in Research
The annual American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Award for Excellence in Research recognizes an individual for outstanding achievement in research that has or is likely to have an important impact on the practice of anesthesiology.
The individual's work must represent a body of original, mature, and sustained contribution to the advancement of the science of anesthesiology. The nominee need not be a physician, an anesthesiologist, or a member of the ASA, but must be presently engaged in research related to anesthesiology, academically accomplished with peer-reviewed publications and funded research, and nominated in response to a call for nominations. The completed application must include the nominee's current curriculum vitae, a letter of nomination, and a seconding letter from one individual with an understanding of the research contributions of the individual.
The 2009 Award for Excellence in Research was presented to William L. Young, M.D., at the ASA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Monday, October 19, 2009. Dr. Young is the James P. Livingston Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care and Professor of Neurological Surgery and Neurology, at the University of California, San Francisco.
The deadline for nominations for the 2010 Excellence in Research Award is March 31, 2010. Please submit nominations or any questions regarding this award to George H. Kendall, Managing Editor, Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157; e-mail: .
CALL FOR CANDIDATES FOR
2010 Presidential Scholar Award
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Presidential Scholar Award recognizes colleagues who dedicate their formative careers to research.
The deadline for nominations for the 2010 Presidential Scholar Award is March 31, 2010. Anesthesiologists who are within seven years of their first appointment to a department of anesthesiology, who are board-certified, who are ASA members, and who spend at least two days per week in clinical practice are eligible for the award. Nominees must be academically accomplished with peer-reviewed publications and funded research. Candidates should be nominated by their department chair or by the Committee on Research after review of the current year's grant applicants of the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research. The nominee's department chair should submit a letter of support and the nominee's current curriculum vitae as well as one seconding letter from a senior faculty member. Only one nominee per department will be accepted.
The recipient of the 2009 Presidential Scholar Award was Mihai V. Podgoreanu, M.D., F.A.S.E., who received his award at the ASA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Monday, October 19, 2009. Dr. Podgoreanu is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesia, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
Please submit nominations or any questions regarding this award to George H. Kendall, Managing Editor, Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157; e-mail: .