2016 Rising Stars in Urology Research Award Competition Now Open!
The 2016 Rising Stars in Urology Research Award Program provides a total of up to $200,000 for up to five years of supplemental salary support to urologists who have successfully competed for career development awards from NIH or other major funding organizations. The award is intended to ensure that the salary compensation for these motivated individuals who have committed to careers in urologic research remain competitive with that of their clinical urology peers. This highly prestigious award encourages recipients to contribute to urology as both surgical specialists and as scientists investigating causes, prevention, treatment and cures that will improve patients’ lives. Letters of Intent are highly encouraged by not required, and are due on May 19, 2016. The application deadline is June 9, 2016. Contact email@example.com with any questions.
2016 Early Career Investigators Workshop Now Accepting Nominations
The AUA is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Early Career Investigators Workshop (ECIW), to be held on September 13-15, 2016 at AUA Headquarters in Linthicum, MD. The ECIW is designed to foster career development in urologic research by providing participants with a solid foundation for successful grant writing. ECIW activities include small group and individual grant review sessions with senior scientific advisors, presentations on career development and work-life balance, and mock study sessions. A maximum of 30 nominees will be selected to participate in the workshop. Nominations must be submitted by Thursday, March 31, 2016. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.