Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Norbert Freinkel Award
This lecture award is given in memory of Norbert Freinkel, a dedicated and insightful investigator, as well as gifted writer to honor a researcher who has made outstanding contributions to the field of diabetes and pregnancy.
Criteria for Selection: In recognition of outstanding contributions (including scientific publications and presentations) to the understanding and treatment of diabetes and pregnancy. Nominee will be recognized for national and/or international contributions to the field of diabetes in pregnancy. Nominee must be an active American Diabetes Association member. MD or PhD degree or equivalent. Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for Award. Contributions as an American Diabetes Association volunteer and to the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.
Lecture/Publication of Lecture: Recipient will deliver the Norbert Freinkel Award Lecture at the 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston, Massachusetts; June 5-9, 2015. Offered the opportunity to publish lecture in an American Diabetes Association scientific journal.
Honorarium/Travel/Registration: The recipient receives a $1,000 honorarium. Award includes complimentary hotel accommodations for up to 3-nights within an Association hotel block and one round-trip coach airfare. Includes one complimentary registration to Scientific Sessions.
2015 Nomination/Submission Process: 2015 Nominations must be submitted using the new electronic nomination form. Submissions must be received on or before 8pm ET, July 25, 2014. Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association. Nominations from the membership of the Pregnancy & Reproductive Health Interest Group in particular are encouraged and will be solicited.
All Frienkel Award nominations must have the following documents uploaded as one .pdf file:
-- Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words), signed by no more than 3 individuals, will be accepted. Letter of nomination should address criteria for selection.
-- Nominee’s biography
-- Please include nominee’s CV with career and publication highlights, as well as documentation of teaching and mentorship must also be included.
Questions? Contact Mary Merkin, Senior Manager, Scientific and Medical, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-549-1500, ext 1371.
Nominations are reviewed and scored by selected experts from the Pregnancy & Reproductive Health Interest Group and past award recipients of the Freinkel Award.
The selection process is reviewed and supported by the National Medicine, Science and Health Care Awards Committee. The nominee is approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association.