The APCCMPD Award for Medical Education Research

This award recognizes outstanding contributions and commitment to medical education research in undergraduate or graduate medical education in pulmonary, critical care, and pulmonary/critical care medicine. Program Directors (PD), Associate Program Directors (APD), faculty members, junior faculty and/or fellows are encouraged to submit their abstracts. 

  • The APCCMPD Award for Medical Education Research is awarded to one APCCMPD member each year.

  • Applicants must submit an abstract describing a successful research in medical education accomplished within their training programs..

  • Abstracts must describe the methods used and include preliminary outcomes/results.

  • A recipient of the abstract award will be a PD, APD, faculty member or fellow within an APCCMPD member fellowship program.

Abstract Submission Requirements

The online abstract submission form will require the following for completion:

  • Names, email address, academic title and institution of each contributing author.

  • A .JPG color photograph of each author (head and shoulders). Submitted head shots will not be shared with the Abstract Review Committee. Headshots will be used in the 2020 APCCMPD Awards Program.

  • Confirmation that, if selected, the awardee will attend the 2020 APCCMPD Annual Conference on March 11-13 in Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL.

  • One author listed should be a program director or associate program director of an APCCMPD Member Program.

Abstract Grading

All abstracts will be anonymized prior to the Abstract Award Committee reviewing the submitted abstracts. All abstracts will be graded on the quality of the abstract submission, as well as the innovation and novelty of the research project presented in the abstract.

Abstract Award

The APCCMPD values all contributions to medical education and would like to provide ways for medical educators to further enhance their CV's. All submitted abstracts will be included in the 2020 APCCMPD Awards Program

  • The Awardee will be invited to present their abstract at the 2020 APCCMPD Annual Conference on March 11-13 in Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL.

  • If the award recipient is a fellow-in-training, the awarded fellow will receive up to 2 nights hotel, 30-day advance purchase coach airfare, and complimentary registration to the 2020 APCCMPD Annual Conference.

  • If the award recipient is a PD, APD or faculty member of a fellowship program, the awardee will receive complimentary registration to the APCCMPD Annual Conference.


Submission Opens: August 14, 2019
Abstract Deadline:   November 1, 2019

  • To be considered, all applications must be submitted online.

  • Once begun, you will NOT have the ability to save your application and complete it later. To download a copy of the requirements and prepare your application prior to submission, click here.


Cami Morello, JD
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