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, medical 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 presenting author on the abstract and must have been a major contributor in the planning or conduct of the research being reported.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Applicants must be an ASN member
  • Applicants must be a graduate student, medical student or medical trainee who has not received a doctoral research degree

Individuals can apply during the abstract submission process for Nutrition 2018 which will be held June 9-12, 2018 in Boston, MA. 

The deadline for abstract submission and award applications is January 18, 2018.


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