Clinical Emerging Leader Award Competition

This award is supported by the Medical Nutrition Council (MNC)

The purpose of the Clinical Emerging Leaders Award Competition is to promote interest in clinical and human nutrition among persons who are still in training in graduate programs. Eligible candidates must be registered graduate students or medical trainees who have not yet received a doctoral research degree prior to the abstract deadline. Clinical degrees such as M.D., D.D.S., or D.V.M. are not limiting. The Clinical Emerging Leader must be the first author on the abstract and must have been a major contributor in the planning or conduct of the research being reported. Both the Clinical Emerging Leader and the sponsor MUST be members of ASN. A mentor may sponsor no more than three Clinical Emerging Leaders.


  • Applicants must be ASN members
  • Applicants must be graduate students

The 2017 deadline has passed. Please check back for updates on submitting abstracts for Nutrition 2018, to be held June 9-12 in Boston, MA.