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ATS Assemblies 2014 Awards

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
ATS ASSEMBLY 2014 AWARDS

Please take advantage of this opportunity to recognize a colleague at the ATS International Conference. The ATS Assembly Award Committees invite you to submit nominations recognizing individuals who have made outstanding contributions.  Awards will be presented at the ATS 2014 International Conference in San Diego, CA.

The call for nomination is now closed

(with the exception of the SRN Skaturd award, which should be submitted by March 31st, 2014)

If you should experience any technical difficulties during the nomination process please contact Vladimir Crevecoeur at vcrevecoeur@thoracic.org

HOW TO NOMINATE SOMEONE

  • Read through the brief description for each award
  • Click the name of the award in which you would like to nominate for
  • Here you will be able to view a more detailed description along with the criteria for each award
  • Read the criteria carefully and upload any necessary documents required.
    Please note: If you would like to upload more than one letter of support you must save each letter together in PDF form and upload as one file.
  • Fill out the nominator information completely, making sure all required fields are accounted for 
  • Once all documents are uploaded, you should click the SUBMIT NOMINATION button

Assembly on Allergy, Immunology & Inflammation Early Career Achievement Award

This award recognizes a “rising star” with exemplary achievements in a scientific area of the Assembly who demonstrates clear promise for a future of sustained productivity.

Assembly on Allergy, Immunology & Inflammation Scientific Accomplishment Award

This award is intended for an established, internationally-recognized investigator with a record of sustained exemplary achievement in the scientific areas of the Assembly.

Assembly on Behavioral Science and Health Services Research Lifetime Achievement Award

The ATS Assembly on Behavioral Science and Health Services Research Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to an individual who has made outstanding scientific contributions or has provided outstanding service relevant to the behavioral or social sciences, clinical epidemiology, statistics, health services research, health economics, comparative clinical efficacy and effectiveness research, patient-centered outcomes research, performance measurement, quality improvement, or implementation science.  This award is to recognize individuals who have applied these methodologies to lung diseases, critical illness, or sleep disorders. Awardees will be presented with a framed certificate at the International Conference in San Diego, CA.

Assembly on Behavioral Science and Health Services Research Early Career Achievement Award

The ATS Assembly on Behavioral Science and Health Services Early Career Achievement Award will be given to the individual who has made the most outstanding scientific contributions relevant to behavioral and social sciences, clinical epidemiology, statistics, health services research, health economics, comparative clinical efficacy and effectiveness research, patient-centered outcomes research, performance measurement, quality improvement, or implementation science. This award is to recognize individuals who have applied these methodologies to lung diseases, critical illness, or sleep disorders early in his or her career. Awardees will be presented with a framed certificate at 2014 ATS International Conference in San Diego, CA.

Assembly on Clinical Problems 13th Annual Educator Award

The award is given in recognition of outstanding clinical and educator expertise and significant contribution to clinical education in pulmonary/critical care medicine. This award is presented to a member of the CP Assembly annually at the Conference in San Diego, CA.

Assembly on Critical Care 6th Annual Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is given in appreciation of a career devoted to Research and Teaching of the Science and Practice of Critical Care medicine as well as outstanding service to the Assembly on Critical Care.  The Assembly on Critical Care (CC) will be presenting its fifth Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 ATS International Conference in San Diego, CA. 

Assembly on Environmental, Occupational and Population Health John Peters Award

The John M. Peters Award for outstanding contributions to environmental or occupational health through leadership in research, education, or public health. The award will be presented at the annual ATS International Conference.  The awardee will receive a plaque and a monetary award of up to $500.

Assembly on Environmental, Occupational and Population Health Val Vallyathan Award

The Val Vallyathan Award is a Senior Faculty award for applicants with outstanding contributions to basic and translational science in environmental or occupational respiratory diseases. The award will be presented at the annual ATS International Conference with a plaque and $2,500.

Assembly on Microbiology, Tuberculosis & Pulmonary Infections Junior-level Award

This award is given to an MTPI member (primary or secondary) with exemplary support and commitment to MTPI (and ATS), advancing the mission, and with potential or recognized contribution(s) to the MTPI Assembly in the area(s) of research, clinical care, teaching, or service (not necessarily leadership).  Individuals for consideration will include persons in-training, Instructor, or Assistant Professor (or Instructor or Assistant Professor equivalent) and <10 years from completing postdoctoral training.

Assembly on Microbiology, Tuberculosis & Pulmonary Infections Mid-career Award

This award is given to an MTPI member (primary or secondary) with clear commitment to MTPI (and ATS), advancing the mission, and with demonstrated meaningful contribution(s) to the MTPI Assembly in the area of research, clinical care, teaching or service (may include leadership).  Individuals for consideration will include persons at the Assistant Professor or Assoc Professor (or Asst or Assoc Professor equivalent) and >10 <20 years from completing postdoctoral training.

Assembly on Microbiology, Tuberculosis & Pulmonary Infections Senior-level Award

This award is given to an MTPI member (primary or secondary) with clear commitment to MTPI (and ATS), advancing the mission, and with demonstrated significant and meaningful contribution(s) to the MTPI Assembly in the area of research, clinical care, teaching, mentoring or service (may include leadership).  Individuals for consideration will include persons at the Associate or Professor (or Assoc or Professor equivalent) level, and >20 years from completing postdoctoral training.

Assembly on Pediatrics 5th Annual Founders Award

The Pediatric Assembly will be presenting its fourth Founders Award at the 2014 ATS International Conference in San Diego, CA.  This award is presented to a member of the Pediatric Assembly annually at the Pediatric Assembly Founder’s Dinner in recognition of his or her role in founding the disciplines of pediatric respiratory diseases including Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Neonatal Medicine programs, and a lifetime of achievement in Pediatric Respiratory Medicine.

Assembly on Pediatrics - Pediatric Clinician Educator Award

The Pediatric Clinician Educator Award recognizes a candidate at the Assistant or Associate Professor level for his or her outstanding and innovative clinical and teaching abilities.

Assembly on Pediatrics - The Robert B. Mellins, M.D. Outstanding Achievement Award

The Executive Committee of the Pediatric Assembly is pleased to announce The Robert B. Mellins, M.D. Outstanding Achievement Award, given to a candidate at the Instructor, Assistant Professor, or early Associate Professor level, who is recognized for achievement in scholarship or research achievements over the previous year.

Assembly on Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology Carol Basbaum Award

The RCMB has established the Carol Basbaum Award in recognition of outstanding scientific achievement and leadership potential to a junior investigator in the field of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.

This award was created in memory of Dr. Carol B. Basbaum, a brilliant scientist who had an international reputation in the area of airway biology and inflammation who passed away in 2005, in the prime of her career.   She made seminal findings in airway pathobiology and was considered the preeminent scientist in the field. She was the first to describe plasticity of airway epithelial cells and describe the role of several new molecules in the lung.  This award also celebrates the leadership and mentoring role that Carol displayed throughout her career, and her selfless contributions to her trainees and colleagues.

Assembly on Respiratory Structure and Function Ann Woolcock Memorial Award

It is with great pride and respect that the RSF Assembly announces an annual award honoring the life of the late Ann Woolcock of Sydney University. She was an international leader in the field of asthma in areas of epidemiology, physiology and medicine. We are grateful for the support of GlaxoSmithKline and of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand for providing an endowment that will enable this award on an ongoing basis. The award will be restricted to asthma, although any field relevant to asthma is equally acceptable and is not intended for either predoctoral or postdoctoral students or for well-established investigators. It is also not intended as recognition for a single project, but for overall accomplishments and future promise. The award will consist of $500 and a plaque.  The award will be presented at the 2014 ATS International Conference in San Diego, CA. The eligibility criteria have been designed to reflect what we know to be Dr. Woolcock's priorities during her long, prolific career

Assembly on Respiratory Structure and Function Joseph R. Rodarate Award for Scientific Distinction

The RSF Planning Committee is very pleased to announce the Joseph R. Rodarte Award for Scientific Distinction in honor of the late Joe Rodarte, M.D. Dr. Rodarte was a distinguished member of the American Thoracic Society and of the Assembly on Respiratory Structure and Function. He was an international leader in the fields of respiratory physiology and pulmonary medicine and made invaluable contributions to our scientific and medical communities. We are proud to honor his memory with an award designated for an established investigator who has made distinguished contributions in the fields of respiratory medicine or physiology. The award will consist of $500 and a plaque, to be presented at the International Conference in San Diego, CA.

Assembly on Sleep & Respiratory Neurobiology James B. Skatrud New Investigator Award

The SRN New Investigator Award is intended to recognize the career accomplishments to date and future promise of a new investigator working in the broad area of respiratory neurobiology and sleep, which includes control of breathing, sleep mechanisms and sleep-disordered breathing. This may include work at the basic, clinical, epidemiological or other levels.

This award is intended to recognize a new investigator who is beyond formal training but not yet fully established. The award is to further the development of scientists who have completed training within the last five years as of the award application date. It is not intended for either predoctoral or postdoctoral students or for well-established investigators. It is also not intended as recognition for a single project, but for overall accomplishments and future potential. There are no citizenship requirements for these awards and nominee is not required to be an ATS member. However, nominations for this Award must be submitted by an ATS member (from any Assembly).  The awardee will be asked to make a short presentation about their research at 2014 International Conference in San Diego, CA. The criteria for evaluation include: quality of science; innovation; significance of the science; career accomplishments to date in the field; leadership potential; ongoing research support and completed grants and strength of the nominating letter. The awardee will receive a check for $1,000.00 and a framed certificate.