Awards and Competitions

These are the awards that were given last year. Similar awards are to be expected this year and will be updated soon.

Awards and Competitions

The Oslerian Award for Translational Research

To compete for this award, the applicant will write an original 1000-word essay describing the implications and potential importance of his/her research avenue or discovery for the betterment of human health. The successful essay should explicitly link results of the applicant's scientific inquiry with the humanistic ideals espoused by Osler and emulated to this day. All areas of research are eligible for this award, both clinical and basic science. Judging will be based both on the applicant's essay and submitted abstract. The award may include a plaque and/or cash prize.

Deadline will be April 23, 2021.

Formatting Guidelines:

  • 1000 word maximum
  • 12 point Times New Roman font, single-spaced
  • 1 inch margins
  • Included header with name and school
Sponsoring Department
Award Name
Presentation Type
Amount
SOM Student Affairs and Admissions Best Overall Oral Presentation Oral  $300.00
SOM Student Affairs and Admissions Best Overall Poster Presentation Poster  $300.00
Department of Otolaryngology Byron Bailey Award for Research Excellence Either  $500.00
Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health Best Poster Presentation in Public Health – 1st Poster  $200.00
Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health Best Poster Presentation in Public Health – 2nd Poster  $100.00
Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health Best Oral Presentation in Public Health Oral  $300.00
Department of Microbiology and Immunology Best Poster Presentation in Microbiology & Immunology Poster  $125.00
Department of Microbiology and Immunology Best Oral Presentation in Microbiology & Immunology Oral  $125.00
Department of Institute for Human Infections & Immunity  Excellence in Infectious Disease & Immunology Research Oral  $125.00
Department of Institute for Human Infections & Immunity  Excellence in Infectious Disease & Immunology Research   Poster  $125.00
Department of Sealy Center on Aging Lefeber Oral Presentation Award in Aging Research Oral  $250.00
Department of Sealy Center on Aging Lefeber Poster Presentation Award in Aging Research Poster  $250.00
Department of Radiology Best presentation in radiology Poster  $200.00
Department of Radiology Second best presentation in radiology Poster  $100.00
Dr. Barbara Thompson, Department of Family Medicine Best Presentation in Family Medicine / Patient-Centered Medicine Either  $250.00
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Best Psychiatry Poster Presentation Poster  $100.00
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Best Psychiatry Oral Presentation Oral  $100.00
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Best - awards may be distributed as determined by committee Either  $100.00
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1st - awards may be distributed as determined by committee Either  $100.00
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2nd - awards may be distributed as determined by committee Either  $100.00
Department of Pediatrics Pediatric Research Excellence Award Oral  $200.00
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology Best Presentation in the Pharmacology & Toxicology Category Either  $200.00
Institute for Bioethics and Health Humanities Best Poster Presentation in Bioethics and Health Humanities Poster  $200.00
Institute for Bioethics and Health Humanities Best Oral Presentation in Bioethics and Health Humanities Oral  $200.00
Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Anatomy Best Poster Presentation in Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Anatomy Poster  $200.00
Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Anatomy Best Oral Presentation in Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Anatomy Oral  $200.00

Important Dates

  • Early Bird Abstract Deadline: March 29, 2021
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline ($75): March 31, 2021
  • Abstract Deadline: April 28, 2021
  • Poster/Oral Materials Submission Deadline: April 30, 2021
  • Osler Essay Contest Deadline: April 30, 2021
  • Registration Deadline ($100): April 30, 2021
  • NSRF Forum: Friday-Saturday, May 14-15, 2021

Ticket Information:

  • Early Bird Registration Fee (On/Before March 31, 2021): $75
  • Registration Fee (After March 31, 2021): $100
  • Guest Fee: $5