Funder: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Due Date: December 1, 2017
2018 Updates to this Award
- New award purpose to encourage the academic careers of hepatology trainees (previously was to provide salary support for 4th year fellows pursuing ABIM/ABP certification)
- Funds are now for travel ($4,000) and research support ($26,000) (previously was for salary support)
- Award is now a two year award, to start in the awardee’s fellowship year and carry forward through their first faculty appointment
- Now open to fellows in the 3 year GI/Transplant Hepatology Pilot Program, and to fellows in Canada or Mexico in equivalent accredited programs
The purpose of this award is to encourage the academic career of exceptional hepatology trainees. The Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Award provides $4,000 in travel funds to fourth year Transplant Hepatology fellows or third year GI/Hepatology pilot program fellows in accredited US, Canadian, or Mexican programs to attend The Liver Meeting® and one additional educational meeting (approved by the Research Awards Committee). The Award provides an additional $26,000 in research support to boost the Fellow’s career as an academic hepatologist during his/her first faculty year at an academic institution that will provide protected time to the applicant to perform mentored research.
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