2024 APCCMPD AWARDS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES


APCCMPD Abstract Awards

APCCMPD Award for Medical Education Research

The APCCMPD Award for Medical Education Research recognizes pulmonary, critical care, and pulmonary critical care medicine Training Program Directors, Associate Program Directors, Clinical Faculty, and Fellows-in-Training for their outstanding contributions and commitment to medical education research. The recipient is selected for conducting innovative research focused on undergraduate or graduate medical education in pulmonary, critical care, and pulmonary critical care medicine.

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DEADLINE: Submissions Closed for 2024


APCCMPD Award for Novel Fellowship Education Implementation

The APCCMPD Award for Novel Fellowship Education Implementation recognizes outstanding contributions to fellowship medical education and training through the development of novel and innovative curricular development in pulmonary, critical care, and pulmonary critical care medicine. Abstracts may be submitted by Program Directors, Associate Program Directors, faculty members, junior faculty, or Fellows within an APCCMPD member fellowship program.

Abstracts submitted for the ATS Innovations Award are eligible for the APCCMPD Award for Novel Fellowship Education Implementation.

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DEADLINE: Submissions Closed for 2024

 


APCCMPD Award for Innovative Fellowship Program Administration

The APCCMPD Award for Innovative Fellowship Program Administration recognizes outstanding contributions to fellowship program administration through the development of novel best practices in pulmonary, critical care, and pulmonary critical care medicine fellowship programs. Program Administrators, Program Coordinators, Program Managers and equivalent roles are encouraged to submit an abstract describing the implementation of a successful effort or program applied to the administrative operations of the fellowship program.

Submission of the abstract will satisfy TAGME requirements for initial certification and maintenance of certification.

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DEADLINE: Submissions Closed for 2024

 


APCCMPD Funding Opportunities

APCCMPD Scholarship in Medical Education Research Award

The APCCMPD Scholarship in Medical Education Research Award is a monetary grant awarded to Fellows-in-training, junior faculty within 5-years of program completion, Associate Program Directors and/or Program Directors, to fund research projects that further the field of pulmonary, critical care, or pulmonary critical care graduate medical education research.

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DEADLINE: Submissions Closed for 2024 


CHEST and APCCMPD Medical Educator Diversity Scholar Fellowship Award

The CHEST and APCCMPD Medical Educator Diversity Scholar Fellowship Award provides support and funding for fellows who intend to pursue a career in medical education and significantly contribute to the diversity of the medical education community. This scholarship provides monetary support for expenses related to training a fellow for an academic career as a medical educator. Allowable expenses include, but are not limited to, courses related to teaching skills or medical education research; funding to support a 1-year medical education research project; and providing protected time to an external mid-career or an advanced career medical educator at a different institution than the fellow’s institution, to mentor the fellow-in-training.

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DEADLINE: Submissions Closed for 2024

 


APCCMPD Achievement Awards

Outstanding Educator Award

APCCMPD members work diligently to foster excellence through training and mentoring of the next generation of pulmonary, critical care, and pulmonary critical care physicians. One way to honor peers who demonstrate excellence in the development of future physicians is through the annual Outstanding Educator Award (OEA). This aspirational award recognizes an individual who has devoted a major portion of their professional life to enhancing the practice and profession of pulmonary, critical care, and pulmonary critical care medicine through education. The awardee has cultivated achievements for which peer medical educators can aspire. The educator selected for this award has made significant, innovative, and cumulatively outstanding contributions to education. These contributions should include excellence in education beyond the local level, with widespread recognition of the recipient's excellence, which may include teaching, directing, mentoring, writing and speaking abilities, ideally to multiple levels of audiences including medical students, residents and fellowships. Nominees may be self-nominated or be nominated by a peer.

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DEADLINE: Submissions Closed for 2024

 


Mid-Career Educator Award

The Mid-Career Educator Award (MCEA) honors mid-career individuals who are actively engaged in enhancing the practice and profession of pulmonary, critical care, and pulmonary critical care medicine through education. The medical educator selected for this award is actively making significant and innovative contributions to education. These contributions should include excellence in education beyond the local level, with recognition of the recipient's excellence, which may include teaching, directing, mentoring, writing and speaking abilities, ideally to multiple levels of audiences including medical students, residents and fellowships at the local, regional and national levels. Candidates should be within 5-15 years of fellowship. Nominees may be self-nominated or be nominated by a peer.

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DEADLINE: Submissions Closed for 2024

 


Emerging Educator Award

The APCCMPD honors one or two up-and-coming medical educators through its Emerging Educator Award. Awardees excel in delivering and promoting medical education through various means at the local and regional levels. Awardees are a pulmonary, critical care or pulmonary critical care clinician at the level of Instructor or Assistant Professor (or equivalent), within 1-4 years of fellowship, who spends a majority of their time serving as a clinician-educator. Nominees may be self-nominated or be nominated by a peer.

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DEADLINE: Submissions Closed for 2024