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SSPR Young Faculty Award

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Sponsored by: The Southern Society for Pediatric Research

Honors and supports travel of outstanding junior faculty. These awards are for work intimately related to pediatric research.


  • The candidate must be an Instructor or Assistant Professor and within 5 years of the completion of fellowship training.

  • They must be first author/presenter of the abstract accepted for presentation.

  • Applicants MUST be an SSPR member or have a sponsor who is an SSPR member


  • A panel of experienced scientists will review high impact and scoring abstracts to select winners.

  • All faculty that are candidates for the SSPR Young Investigator Awards will be considered for the award by the judges reviewing and scoring abstracts. No separate application is necessary. 


Approximately five awardees will receive a travel stipend of $500 to facilitate attendance to the Annual SSPR meeting. 

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