The Early Career Investigator Award recognizes new and early stage investigators who are innovators of the future, bring fresh ideas and technologies to existing research problems and pioneer new areas of investigation. This award is specifically designed to recognize an early career investigator who has made new, important and significant discoveries in research and who has dedicated significant effort to other academic activities such as education and service to the Medical Center.
The recipient of the Early Career Investigator Award will be recognized at the annual Excellence in Research Awards Ceremony and will receive an honorarium of $2,500.
Nominations may be submitted by any UMMC employee via the online nomination form. Nomination materials must include:
Candidates will be considered on the basis of their research contributions to the advancement of their specialty, overall impact of these contributions on their field and demonstration of commitment to the advancement of medicine. Candidates will be score based off the following criteria: