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Assembly on Clinical Problems Annual Mentoring Award


This award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to mentoring, training, and guidance of junior pulmonary/critical care medicine individuals and/or colleagues in research, or clinical care. This award is presented to a  U.S. or International member of the CP Assembly at the CP Membership Meeting at the ATS International Conference.


  • Nominee's curriculum vitae must be included
  • Provide a table listing current and past mentees including mentees’ current employment/position, number of co-publications, grant funding, educational achievement, and/or other relevant metrics
  • Provide a short letter (three-page maximum) in support of your nominee addressing each of the following criteria; the candidate should
    • have been an active clinician and teacher in pulmonary/critical care medicine for at least 10 years, with the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (or equivalent).
    •  be recognized as having the characteristics of a successful mentor (e.g., support, altruism, availability, professionalism).
    • demonstrate a track record of successful mentorship as documented by individual mentee accomplishments, impact on mentee career development, and mentee career advancement to independence in clinical medicine, teaching, or administration.
  • Provide up to three letters of support (each letter three-page maximum) from current/prior mentees or colleagues describing their experiences with regard to the nominee’s mentoring accomplishments.

Past Recipient of the Assembly on Clinical Problems Annual Mentoring Award:

2021 - No Award Given
2020 - Harold Collard, MD
2019 - Mark T. Dransfield, MD
2018 - Steven M. Kawut, MD, MS