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Functional Genomics and Translational Biology (FGTB)
Mentoring Award

The FGTB Mentoring Award exemplifies an unprecedented commitment to moving the field of science forward. The winner of this yearly award must be an accomplished scientist that goes above and beyond to mentor well-trained and well-rounded individuals with a passion for science. The award will be given to an individual who during their career has dedicated leadership and success in mentoring individuals in scientific careers.

The following is a list of Award Honorees

  • Current Awardee: 2016 Simin Liu, MD, ScD, MPH, FAHA

Past Recipients:

  • 2015 Julie A. Johnson FCCP, FAHA
  • 2014 Andre Terzic
  • 2013 Emelia Benjamin

Award Application Window: April 19–June 20, 2017

Eligibility Criteria

  • The number and diversity of students mentored
  • The participation of underrepresented groups is favorable. These groups include: women of all racial or ethnic groups; African American, Native American, and Hispanic men; and people with disabilities.
  • The completion of graduate programs, goals, fellowship training, publications,  and the attainment of pre- or post-doctoral fellowship training grants for trainees
  • Assisting mentees to present and publish their work, to find financial aid, and to provide career guidance
  • Providing psychological support, encouragement, and essential strategies for life in the scholarly community
  • Continued interest in the individual's professional advancement.
  • Criteria can be documented with quantitative data (NIH training grant table format), and also through three trainee letters of support.

How to Apply/Required Documents

  • CV that includes the following information: the number and diversity of students mentored; the participation of underrepresented groups is favorable. These groups include: women of all racial or ethnic groups; African American, Native American, and Hispanic men; and people with disabilities.
  • The completion of graduate programs, goals, fellowship training, publications,  and the attainment of pre- or post-doctoral fellowship training grants for trainees
  • Assisting mentees to present and publish their work, to find financial aid, and to provide career guidance;
  • Providing psychological support, encouragement, and essential strategies for life in the scholarly community;
  • Continued interest in the individual's professional advancement.
  • One Letter of nomination (up to 2 more optional letters
  • 3 Letters of recommendation by trainees

Visit the Council Awards & Fellowships Application System to complete an application.

A username and password set up through online registration at Professional Heart Daily will be necessary to access the Application System. If you have not created an online profile yet, you may register as you enter the Application System by clicking "Sign Up" next to the Log In button on the sign-in page.  AHA Professional Members who are creating an online profile for the first time should make sure to register using their AHA membership identification numbers.

AHA Professional Membership is required of all applicants for this award. If you are joining the AHA to apply, please wait on your AHA membership number to arrive from AHA Member Services via e-mail before creating an online profile and starting your application file. We suggest that new members join the AHA no later than June 10 for the membership number to be processed and delivered in time for the application deadline. The membership number will be required on the award application form

Prizes

The prize will include an honorarium check for $1,500, a medal and meeting registration.

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