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Assembly on Allergy, Immunology & Inflammation Early Career Achievement Award

This award recognizes junior faculty (See below) with exemplary achievements in a scientific area of the AII Assembly who demonstrates clear promise for a future of sustained productivity. The Awardee will receive a recognition plaque and make a 5 minute presentation of their work to the AII Assembly at the Assembly Membership Meeting.

Qualifications:
  • This award recognizes a junior faculty with exemplary achievements in a scientific area of the Assembly who demonstrates clear promise for a future of sustained productivity.
  • The awardee must be a Primary or Secondary AII member.
  • The awardee must be an Instructor level or Assistant Professor level (or equivalent) at the time of nomination
  • Limited to nominees that are ≤ 10 years from terminal doctoral degree (PhDs) or 12 years from completion of medical residency training (MDs or MD/PhDs).  Individual waivers of time rule will require a written statement as to the reason for waiver, and will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Single award per year
  • The Awardee will receive a recognition plaque and make a 5 minute presentation of their work to the AII Assembly at the Assembly Membership Meeting
  • No cash award

Nominations:

  • Nominations will come from AII Primary or Secondary Assembly members
  • Submit a one page assay summarizing what the nominee has contributed to impact their field thus far and why you believe they demonstrate clear promise for ongoing productivity/achievement.
  • Attach the nominee’s NIH Bio-sketch (or equivalent research CV), limit 5 pages.
  • Previous awardees are not eligible for the same award.

Nomination for the AII Assembly Early Career Achievement Award will also mean automatic entry into the Science Innovation Center’s Rising Stars of Research Program. The two runners up to the Award (who have research in the area of basic/translational science) will be chosen for this program. The two candidates will showcase their research by giving a 15 minute talk in one of two sessions featuring “Rising Stars”. Winners of the Rising Stars of Research Program from AII, MTPI, RCMB, and RSF will present their work at the Science and Innovation Center during the ATS International Conference this May 2018. Certificates will also be awarded during the session.


Past Recipients of the Early Career Achievement Award:

2018 - Yvonne J. Huang, MD
2017 - Robert P. Dickson, MD
2016 - Christine M Freeman, PhD
2015 – Amit Gagger, MD, PhD
2014 - Rachel L. Zemans, MD

Last Reviewed: June 2018