AWARD DESCRIPTIONS


AAWR AWARDS

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award
, is presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of women in radiology/radiation oncology.  The nomination form will address the unique role the nominee has undertaken in leadership, clinical care, teaching, and/or scholarship and the accomplishments that impacted women in our professions.  The nominee must be a long-term member of the AAWR. Presentation of the award will take place at the AAWR Annual Business Meeting Luncheon the Sunday during the RSNA Annual Meeting.  Applications Open in the summer.

The Lucy Frank Squire Distinguished Resident Award in Diagnostic Radiology recognizes outstanding contributions in clinical care and scholarship. The nominees must be members of the AAWR and must be in residency training at the time of the award. Only one nomination per residency program is allowed. Nominees will be evaluated on the basis of outstanding contributions in clinical care, teaching, research, or public service. Applications Open in the Summer.

The Alice Ettinger Distinguished Achievement Award, recognizes the lifetime achievement and lasting contribution to radiology/radiation oncology and to the American Association for Women Radiologists. Candidates must be long-term members of the AAWR and must have distinguished careers as mentors, teachers, and leaders in radiology/radiation oncology, and public service. Applications Open in the Summer.

The Eleanor Montague Distinguished Resident Award in Radiation Oncology recognizes contributions to radiology or the AAWR, community involvement, service during residency, or research endeavors. Nominees must be members of the AAWR and must be in residency training at the time of the award. There should only be only one nomination per residency program. Nominees will be evaluated on the basis of outstanding contributions in clinical care, teaching, research, or public service. Applications Open in the Summer.



PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS

AAMC Professional Development Seminar for Early-Career Faculty. 
The AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar is a three and a half-day seminar designed for women physicians and scientists holding medical school appointments at the instructor or assistant professor level, and in the early stages of leadership positions within their discipline, department or institution. The seminar provides protected time for participants to hone the knowledge and skills required to successfully navigate the academic health enterprise as well as to continue down the path to leadership. Seminar faculty members are chosen from various schools in the United States and Canada for their demonstrated leadership abilities and offer knowledge, inspiration and valuable career advice to participants. CME credit is available for eligible participants. Applications open in the winter.

 

AAMC Professional Development Seminar for Mid-Career Women Faculty
This seminar is for mid-career women faculty (in the rank of at least Associate Professor) with clear potential for advancement to a major administrative position such as section or department head. Objectives are to provide participants with insights into the realities of gaining a senior administrative position in academic medicine; to assist attendees in developing key skill and knowledge areas related to leadership in academic medicine; and to give attendees opportunities to expand their network of colleagues. At the time of nomination, applicants must be working in an academic institution in the U.S. or Canada. Applicant must a member of AAWR to apply for the award. Applications open in the summer.


Women in Neuroradiology Leadership Award Foundation of the American Society of Neuroradiology (Foundation), American College of Radiology (ACR), and American Association for Women Radiologists (AAWR) have established an award to provide leadership opportunities for women in neuroradiology. Since neuroradiologists must be leaders in the field, this award is for mid-career women with demonstrated experience and promise for leadership in neuroradiology and/or radiology overall. The objectives are to provide the awardee with additional skills and insights to enhance opportunities for advancement.  Applications open in the spring.


RESEARCH RECOGNITION AWARDS

The AAWR Research and Education Foundation will give two certificates of recognition for professional development to fellows/residents who are both first authors and presenters of abstracts accepted for scientific presentation at the RSNA annual meeting, one for diagnostic radiology and the other for radiation oncology. Applicants must be a member of the AAWR on January 1 of the year of application. The online applicaiton will ask all applying residents and fellows to provide: the title of the paper or abstract and unique ID number, and the applicants involvement within the AAWR (e.g. committee member, prior award recipient, lunch attendee, etc).