Research Awards

Department of Internal Medicine Research Award Information

Nominations are sought in the following categories for the annual Internal Medicine Research Awards:

  1. Career Excellence Research Award: This award is intended to recognize established faculty (professor level) for excellence in their research career. It is expected that the awardee will have a longstanding research career as demonstrated by publications, external funding and national/international recognition in their area of expertise.
  2. Clinical Research Award: This award is intended to recognize junior or mid-level faculty (assistant or associate level) for excellence in a clinical research program. It is expected that the awardee will have publications, external funding, and an emerging reputation in their area of expertise.
  3. Basic Science Research Award: This award is intended to recognize junior or mid-level faculty (assistant or associate level) for excellence in a basic science (bench) program. It is expected that the awardee will have publications, external funding, and an emerging reputation in their area of expertise.
  4. Fellowship Research Award: This award is intended to recognize a fellow who has demonstrated excellence in his/her specific research project. This category includes individuals who are part of a clinical sub-specialty fellowship within the Internal Medicine Department. It is expected that this awardee will have performed work that leads to presentation at a national meeting and/or publication of the work.
  5. Resident Research Award: This award is intended to recognize a resident who has demonstrated excellence in a specific research project. It is expected that this awardee has or will be presenting their work at a regional or national meeting or has submitted their work for publication.
  6. Post-Doctoral Research Award: This award is intended to recognize a post-doc who has demonstrated excellence in a specific research project. It is expected that this awardee has or will be presenting their work at a regional or national meeting or has submitted their work for publication. This awardee must have a PhD, must not be faculty, and must not be a visiting scientist.
  7. Laureate Award for UNMC Department of Medicine Visiting Scientists: This award is intended to recognize a visiting scientist who has demonstrated excellence in a specific research project done at UNMC. It is expected that this awardee has or will be presenting their work at a national meeting or has submitted their work for publication. This awardee may have a MD or PhD degree and must not have a faculty position at UNMC.

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