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Maureen Andrew Mentor Award

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Deadline: November 15, 2017
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This award was established in perpetuity to honor the contributions of the late Dr. Maureen Andrew to child health research and the Society for Pediatric Research.

Dr. Andrew made notable contributions as an investigator, mentor, and leader of the Society for Pediatric Research. She founded and nurtured the field of neonatal hemostasis. She developed an original body of knowledge in the laboratory and led major initiatives in translational research via the establishment of international multicentre clinical trials. She mentored trainees and junior investigators in Pediatrics and in related fields in a manner that generated excitement and commitment, fostered creativity, and encouraged and facilitated scholarship. Dr. Andrew took a particular interest in the mentorship of women interested in pediatric research. Her mentorship was critical in generating successful independent research careers and a legacy of loyalty by her former trainees.

The Award shall recognize individuals who have served as exemplary mentors for trainees and junior faculty who have successfully developed investigative careers in the field of child health research.

Nomination Criteria

To be eligible for the award, nominees:
  • Must be Pediatricians
  • Must have displayed a sustained record of excellence as a mentor, defined as an individual who demonstrates attributes including, but not limited to: teacher, sponsor, guide, role model, and counselor.

Nomination Procedures

  • A single award will be made annually. The award provides a $1,000 honorarium, complimentary registration, a plaque, and travel expenses to attend the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting for the award presentation.
  • Awards will be made only when there are worthy candidates.
  • The Committee for the Maureen Andrew Mentor Award will be solely responsible for the selection of the recipients.
  • Members of the Award Selection Committee cannot nominate or support any nominations.
  • Each Awardee will be invited to serve on the committee providing one mechanism for turnover of committee membership by individuals suited to adjudicate the terms of this particular award.