EndoCareers Early Career Forum and Travel Awards

The Early Career Forum is a prestigious opportunity offered exclusively to graduate students, medical students, postdoctoral fellows, and clinical fellows. This day-long workshop provides early career professionals with a unique opportunity to connect with today’s leading endocrinology experts. View the Draft Agenda

Application Period: September 11, 2017 – November 15, 2017

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Attendance at the 2018 Early Career Forum will provide clinical attendees with the tools to:

  • Gain knowledge of cutting-edge advances in translational endocrine research
  • Employ enhanced skills and practice management techniques to improve patient care
  • Develop new perspectives in career options for physicians and physician scientists

Basic and Clinical science attendees will be able to:

  • Develop new perspectives in career options for scientists
  • Apply expert advice to maneuver through training and career transitions
  • Navigate the rigors of a career in science, including how to interview and prepare for a seminar, publishing, and transitioning through different career stages

Travel Awards and Registration

Travel awards are being offered to select student and fellow members. Recipients receive a $400 travel award and complimentary registration to attend the workshop and ENDO 2018. Individuals who do not receive travel awards may register to attend the workshop at a fee of $125. Space is available on a first-come, first served basis.

Previous Early Career Forum or Endocrine Trainee Day travel award winners are ineligible.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Nominees must be Endocrine Society members in good standing. If you are not yet a member, be sure to apply or renew your membership.
  • Nominees must be currently enrolled as one of the following:
    • A fellow in an endocrine training program
    • A medical student in an accredited MD granting program
    • A graduate student in a PhD granting program
    • A basic science post-doctoral fellow

Application Requirements

The following items must be received to constitute a complete application:

  • Completed online nomination form indicating which track they anticipate attending
  • Program Director Signature Page
  • One-paragraph letter of recommendation on formal letterhead from Program Director or Research Mentor (must be current members of the Endocrine Society)

NOTE: Please scan all materials as one Word or PDF file at the time of submitting your application.

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