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 important role the nominee has had in leadership, clinical care, teaching, and/or scholarship and how the nominee’s accomplishments have impacted women in our profession.  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 during the RSNA Annual Meeting.

The Alice Ettinger Distinguished Achievement Award, recognizes lifetime achievement and lasting contribution to the American Association for Women Radiologists and to the radiology/radiation oncology profession. 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.

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

The Eleanor Montague Distinguished Resident Award in Radiation recognizes outstanding 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. 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 will open in July


PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS

AAMC Professional Development Seminar for Early-Career Faculty. AAMC Professional Development Seminar for Early-Career Faculty. 
Applications (usually) begin Early February – but can change depending on AAMC schedule
The successful applicant will be provided with meeting registration fee only. All other expenditures will be at the expense of the applicant. Please note that the selected recipient will also be asked to submit an article to the AAWR Focus Newsletter that describes one particularly helpful aspect of the meeting.

Please note that while the AAMC is appreciative of our efforts to recommend great candidates for their Early-Career award, they cannot guarantee a spot in the seminar. Although, our nominee is taken into high consideration. Our candidate will need to fill out an additional application via the AAMC website.

ALL APPLICATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE 
• A CURRENT CURRICULUM VITAE; 
• A STATEMENT FROM THE APPLICANT THAT DESCRIBES THE APPLICANTS QUALIFICATIONS, PROFESSIONAL ASPIRATIONS, AND GOALS FOR ATTENDING THE SEMINAR; AND 
• A LETTER OF SUPPORT FROM THE SPONSOR* OUTLINING THE CANDIDATE’S LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL.
• A SUMMARY OF THE APPLICANT’S ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF AAWR OR WOMEN IN RADIOLOGY, RADIATION ONCOLOGY, OR MEDICAL PHYSICS
 

AAMC Professional Development Seminar for Mid-Career Women Faculty
AMC Professional Development Seminar for Mid-Career Women Faculty
Applications (usually) begin Early August – but can change depending on AAMC schedule
The successful applicant will be provided with meeting registration fee only. All other expenditures will be at the expense of the applicant. The selected recipient will also be asked to submit an article to the AAWR Focus Newsletter that describes one particularly helpful aspect of the meeting.


Please note that while the AAMC is appreciative of our efforts to recommend great candidates for their Mid-Career award, they cannot guarantee a spot in the seminar. Although, our nominee is taken into high consideration. Our candidate will need to fill out an additional application via the AAMC website.


ALL APPLICATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE 
• A CURRENT CURRICULUM VITAE; 
• A STATEMENT FROM THE APPLICANT THAT DESCRIBES THE APPLICANTS QUALIFICATIONS, PROFESSIONAL ASPIRATIONS, AND GOALS FOR ATTENDING THE SEMINAR; AND 
• A LETTER OF SUPPORT FROM THE SPONSOR* OUTLINING THE CANDIDATE’S LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL.
• A SUMMARY OF THE APPLICANT’S ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF AAWR OR WOMEN IN RADIOLOGY, RADIATION ONCOLOGY, OR MEDICAL PHYSICS



Women in Neuroradiology Leadership Award Applications (usually) begin Early March - but can change depending on ASNR's schedule
Foundation of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASN), American College of Radiology (ACR), and American Association for Women Radiologists (AAWR) have established an award to provide leadership opportunities for women in neuroradiology. 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

Member-in-Training Awards for Outstanding RSNA Presentations 
Applications should open in early August with notification by mid-September 
At the AAWR Annual Business Meeting Luncheon during the RSNA Annual Meeting, the AAWR Research and Education Foundation will recognize the outstanding scholarly work of two AAWR member fellows/residents. The resident/fellow scholars must be first author and presenter of an abstract accepted for scientific presentation at the RSNA annual meeting. An award will be given for diagnostic radiology and for radiation oncology. Applicants must be a member of the AAWR on July 1 of the year of application. The online application will ask all applying residents and fellows to provide: the title of the accepted abstract and unique ID number, and the applicant’s involvement within the AAWR (e.g. committee member, prior award recipient, lunch attendee, etc).