AWARD DESCRIPTIONS

AAWR AWARDS


Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award
Presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of women in radiology/radiation oncology.

Alice Ettinger Distinguished Achievement Award
Recognizes lifetime achievement and lasting contribution to the American Association for Women in Radiology and to the radiology/radiation oncology profession. 


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.


Eleanor Montague Distinguished Resident Award in Radiation
Recognizes outstanding contributions to radiology or the AAWR, community involvement, service during residency, or research endeavors. 

Applications Open in the Summer

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PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS

AAMC Professional Development Seminar for Early-Career Faculty  
 

The AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar is a three-and-a-half-day seminar for women physicians and scientists in the early stages of leadership positions within their discipline, department, or institution. The seminar is designed for women physicians and scientists with an appointment at an AAMC member school of medicine, with a minimum of two years of experience (from the date of the seminar) as an Assistant Professor.

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.
 

 

AAMC Professional Development Seminar for Mid-Career Women Faculty
Applications (usually) begin in early August but can change depending on AAMC's schedule and the status of the pandemic.
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.

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Women in Neuroradiology Leadership Award  
The Foundation of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), American College of Radiology (ACR), and American Association for Women in Radiology (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. 

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AAWR RLI Leadership Summit Award: The Dr. Katherine A. Shaffer Award
An integral part of the AAWR mission is to offer members opportunities for training, mentorship, and recognition of achievements. The AAWR Awards Committee is pleased to announce AAWR’s newest award, The Dr. Katherine A. Shaffer Award for the ACR RLI Leadership Summit. The award offers one scholarship each year for an AAWR member to attend the well-renowned ACR Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) Leadership Summit.

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NEW! ASFNR/AAWR Carolyn C. Meltzer Joint Award

The American Society of Functional Neuroradiology (ASFNR) and the American Association for Women in Radiology (AAWR) are very proud to announce a new joint award entitled the ASFNR-AAWR “Carolyn C. Meltzer” Joint Award. This award aims to increase the number of women in radiology engaged in the field of functional neuroradiology. 

 

The Award is open both to faculty and trainees. ASNFR and/or AAWR membership are encouraged, but not a requirement.

The ASFNR-AAWR “Carolyn C. Meltzer” Joint Award offers one scholarship every other year for the awardee to attend two consecutive ASFNR Annual Meetings: one when the scholarship is awarded and the other the following year. The scholarship consists of a cash price of $8,000 to cover travel and hotel accommodations, as well as to defray the project costs. The awardee will also receive free registration for the two ASFNR Annual Meetings (2022 and 2023) and a free ASFNR membership for two years (2022 and 2023).

 Applications Will Open in the Winter

 

RESEARCH RECOGNITION AWARDS

Member-in-Training Awards for Outstanding RSNA Presentations 
Member-in-Training Awards for Outstanding ASTRO Presentations 

Applications Open in Summer 2022

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