Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Join Now
Community Search
moreCalendar

4/25/2014 » 4/27/2014
APSA 10th Annual Meeting

5/1/2014 » 5/3/2014
2014 AHA Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, & Vascular Biology Meeting

Calendar more

Welcome!

Apply for an APSA leadership position

Posted by the Public Relations Committee on 11 April, 2014

Are you passionate about a career as a physician-scientist? Do you want to make physician-scientist training better? If so, you should apply for an APSA leadership position for 2014-2015! Applications are now open for elected and appointed Executive Council positions from the President down to the Standing Committee Vice-Chairs. Don't stand idly by; become and APSA leader and make a difference in for your training and for the training of all those that follow you! Applications are due April 18th, 2014. Apply today!


Discounted Hotel Rate and Grant Workshop at the 10th Annual Meeting

Posted by the Events Committee on 10 April, 2014

The 10th Annual Meeting is later this month! We are continuing the great tradition of this meeting by offering spectacular speakers, break out sessions and plenty of opportunities to network. We hope you will register and join us! We are excited to announce a student hotel rate for APSA members at $186/night. However, we only have 25 rooms at this negotiated rate and thus rooms will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are interested in reserving rooms at this rate, please fill out the reservation form by April 11th extended to April 15th at 5 PM EDT.

We also want to remind you of the workshop on grant-writing for the post-graduate physician-scientist trainee being held on Thursday, April 24th from 5 to 6:30 PM at the Fairmont Hotel. Dr. José Cavazos, Director of the MD/PhD Program at UTHSC-San Antonio, will be answering your grant questions and sharing his strategies for success. While the event is targeted at residents and fellows, it is open to any APSA member. Space is limited, so please RSVP to apsa@physicianscientists.org with your name, institution, and training level.

We are excited for this meeting and hope to see you later this month!


Congratulations to the Recipients of Travel Awards to the 10th Annual Meeting

Posted by the Events Committee on 8 April, 2014

APSA is pleased to announce the recipients of travel awards to the 10th Annual Meeting! In addition to the awards given by APSA, the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), and the Association of American Physicians (AAP), APSA is excited to announce a series of travel awards from APSA partners, the American Association of Immunologists (AAI), the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), and the American Society for Investigative Pathology/Intersociety Council for Pathology Information (ASIP/ICPI). APSA has also recognized our international partners with travel awards supporting international representative attendance at the Annual Meeting. Visit the Annual Meeting page to view a list of recipients. Congratulations to all awardees!


Live Q&A on becoming a Surgeon-Scientist on April 7th with Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD

Posted by the Public Relations Committee on 6 April, 2014

Are you interested in making surgery a part of your career as a physician-scientist? Join Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania on April 7 at 9pm EDT to learn about the unique challenges and opportunities of a surgical research career. Dr. Ahn will discuss his own career path and share his advice for all those interested in combining science and surgery. We hope to see you there! To join this session, use your computer to join our GoToMeeting session or call in. Connection information is as follows:

GoToMeeting Link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/246827189
Meeting Password: apsa2014
Call-in number: 1-786-358-5420
Access Code: 246-827-189


Register Today for the 10th Annual Meeting!

Posted by the Events Committee on 30 March, 2014

The 10th Annual Meeting is less than a month away! The meeting is shaping up to be the best one yet, with fantastic speakers, including Nobel Laureates and Lasker Award winners, unmatched opportunity for networking and mentorship, and the unique opportunity to interact with representatives of many residency programs targeting physician-scientists! Register today, and be sure to book your hotel room before the discounted rate runs out! If you are interested in sharing a room to help with hotel costs, contact Kim Santos at +1-847-480-9712, ext. 277; fax: +1-847-480-9282; or e-mail ksantos@jointmeeting.org.


APSA Research Spotlight Awards

Posted by the Public Relations Committee on 30 March, 2014

APSA is pleased to announce a special award to spotlight member research at the 10th Annual Meeting. APSA is offering up to five $50 awards to APSA members who will be attending the 10th Annual Meeting and who did not receive an APSA, ASCI, or AAP travel award. Presentation of an abstract at the Annual Meeting is not required for this award; any APSA member attending the Annual Meeting is eligible. To be apply for this award, please visit the application page. Spotlight award winners will be featured on APSA's website. We encourage you to apply for this award. The deadline for applications is April 8th, 2014 at midnight, EDT. Abstracts, if submitted, will not be published on APSA's website; however, impact statements and titles will be.


Live Q&A on becoming a Surgeon-Scientist with Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD

Posted by the Public Relations Committee on 30 March, 2014

Are you interested in making surgery a part of your career as a physician-scientist? Join Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania on April 7 at 9pm EDT to learn about the unique challenges and opportunities of a surgical research career. Dr. Ahn will discuss his own career path and share his advice for all those interested in combining science and surgery. We hope to see you there! More information about how to join this session will be shared as the date approaches.


Applications for the 2014 RSNA Introduction to Academic Radiology (ITAR) program are now open!

Posted by the Public Relations Committee on 30 March, 2014

We would like to invite you to apply for the RSNA Introduction to Academic Radiology (ITAR) program. As part of an ongoing collaboration between RSNA and APSA, two medical students will be selected to travel to the RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago for this special 5-day seminar to be held from November 30 - December 4, 2014. A $1000 stipend will be awarded by RSNA to the selected students to offset travel and lodging costs. View the full announcement and download the application.