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Assembly on Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology Recognition of Early Academic Achievement Award (REAAch)

This recognition will be awarded to Early Stage investigators (ESI) in the Instructor to Assistant Professor rank who demonstrate a sustained commitment to develop a productive academic career with focus on areas covered by the RCMB Assembly. This additional RCMB award intends to acknowledge the need for increased recognition of meritorious efforts of ESI by our assembly, expanding the existent Rising Stars and the Carol Basbaum Awards. Please complete the application below.

Awards per year: 2

Goals of this award:

  • Attract junior investigators to join and become involved in the RCMB Assembly
  • Retain young scientists in research-focused academic pathways
  • Increase visibility for young investigators
  • Augment the networking capability of the awardees
  • Facilitate progression of the awardees through assembly ranks

Requirements:

  • Instructor or Assistant Professor appointment effective on the date of the award
  • In possession of/applying for a Career Development award (NIH K award or foundation award equivalent in years of support/cost, provide application number)
  • At least two publications in the last ATS cycle (at least one original research). Submit PDFs
  • Attended ATS International Conference at least once and holds RCMB membership for >1 year
  • Two letters of recommendation. At least one from an RCMB member
  • Updated CV and NIH Biosketch
  • Does not require a scientific abstract
  • May be awarded to non-green card holders
  • The awardee must be present at the ATS International Conference

Review Group: RCMB Early Career Professionals Working Group

Awards and Recognition:
  1. Assignment as panel member in RCMB mini-symposia for the following ATS IC cycle
  2. Names of the awardee will be placed in an RCMB database for preferred apprentice reviewers for ATS journals.
  3. Announcement on ATS RCMB webpage and an announcement at the RCMB membership meeting.

2020 Assembly on Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology Recognition of Early Academic Achievement Award (REAAch)

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ATS Code of Conduct
When the Society awards an Honor, the Honor reflects the Society's judgment that the honoree's contributions to, and effect on, the field are exemplary. The Society takes into account the totality of the individual's work, professional conduct, ethics and reputation. It expects those who hold Honors to embody highly professional and ethical conduct in their work and interactions with others in the course of their careers. As part of that commitment, we ask that you include a statement in the text box below attesting, to the best of your knowledge, that the nominee's conduct has conformed to the values and expectations in the Policy on Professionalism and Ethical Conduct, and there have been no allegations against the nominee to the contrary, except to the extent you have disclosed them to ATS in your statement.

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Past Recipients of the Assembly on Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology Recognition of Early Academic Achievement Award (REAAch):

2019 - Hrishikesh S. Kulkarni, MD, MSCI and Kambez Benam, PhD
2018 - Ciara Shaver, MD, PhD and Changwan Ryu, MD, MPH

Last Reviewed: February 2020