This award assists future endocrinologists in conducting endocrine research in Acromegaly. Recipients receive a stipend, one-year complimentary membership in the Endocrine Society and complimentary online access to four Society journals for one year.
Supported by Pfizer, Inc.
Application Period: September 20 - November 15, 2018
Applicants must meet the following requirements at the time of application:
Must be an MD, MD/PhD, or DO degree (or equivalent clinical care certification)
Must be enrolled in the first through third year of training in a U.S. adult or pediatric clinical endocrinology program or
Has completed a U.S. adult or pediatric endocrinology training program and are now proposing to do a research fellowship in a U.S. training program.
Only one application may be submitted by a mentor
The mentor from the previous year’s recipient is not eligible to sponsor an application.
The following items must be received to constitute a complete application:
Completed online form (when open).
Curriculum Vitae, including publications, mailing address and email address
Scientific Abstract (350 maximum)
Research Plan (5 pages maximum) addressing:
Background and significance
Career Development Plan, developed with mentor (paragraph form, 1 page maximum)
Summary of career goals
Applicant’s plan to achieve those goals during award period and beyond
Institutions must submit the following:
Institutional Review Board (IRB) Statement indicating status of approval for applicant’s research proposal.
Statement from Section Head or Department Chair indicating applicant will be able to devote 75% FTE toward goals of proposed research
Statement of Other Funding Support (1 page maximum statement from mentor disclosing any other funds supporting the applicant’s research project)