APSA November Announcements: Deadlines for mentorship and travel awards
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Interested in mentoring undergraduates? Application deadline for APSA mentorship program is Friday! 

After its success last year, APSA's mentoring program is returning for 2015 and promises to connect MD or MD/PhD students with undergraduates in one-on-one mentor-mentee relationships. These relationships will be mutually beneficial; our professional students will gain valuable experience in mentoring, and undergraduate students will have willing and enthusiastic mentors who can guide them and answer questions about all aspects of physician-scientist training. For more information or to apply, check out the link below: http://www.physicianscientists.org/?page=Mentoring

 

Deadline for applying for ASIP travel awards to Experimental Biology is rapidly approaching!

 The deadline for applying for American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP) travel awards to Experimental Biology is November 5th! ASIP is offering a special ASIP-APSA Partnership Trainee Travel Award of $750 for trainee members of APSA to attend the Experimental Biology Meeting in San Diego, CA. This award was designed to promote the entry of young physician-scientists into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young investigative pathologists in the ASIP Annual Meeting. The ASIP Program Committee will select the recipient based on the submitted scientific abstract. The abstract will be selected for presentation in either poster sessions or in minisymposia. Apply today at the link below! http://www.asip.org/meetings/2016/awards.trainee.cfm

Apply today for Experimental Biology travel awards sponsored by SAEM

The Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (SEBM) is proud to offer up to 10 grants of $500 each to undergraduate/graduate students and/or individuals within 5 years of receiving doctoral degrees to attend the Experimental Biology 2016 meeting. he applicant must submit an abstract to the Experimental Biology Meeting, abstracts close November 5th! The deadline for award application submission is December 15th and announcement of awards will be made by January 31st. For more information see http://www.sebm.org/young-investigator

Take a look at what our outstanding local chapters are up to!

The Einstein APSA chapter held its inaugural event last Monday, October 12th. It was entitled "Introduction to Life as A Physician-Scientist".We had a great panel that was able to provide advice to aspiring physician-scientists. They touched on topics ranging from their path to becoming a physician-scientist, the potential challenges that exist and how to successfully overcome them. It was a very informative, well-attended event.

Abstract submission for APSA 2016 Annual Meeting is open!

Do not forget to submit your abstracts by December 15th, 2015 for APSA 12th Annual Meeting (https://www.jointmeeting.org/abstracts_16.cfm). It will be held in Chicago in conjution with the ASCI and AAP. Visit our meeting website at http://meeting.physicianscientists.org/ and check back as we update our meeting!