AASLD Foundation Abstract Travel Awards recognize excellence and promote the professional development of young investigators by enabling them to travel to The Liver Meeting® and present their work to an international audience.
Abstract Award applications are due at the time the abstract is submitted for consideration. Applications for The Liver Meeting® 2018 Abstract Awards were accepted between April 1 – June 1, 2018.
To be eligible to receive an Abstract Travel Award, you must be the presenter of the abstract. Applicants may apply for a multiple travel awards with multiple abstracts, as long as the applicant is the presenting author on each abstract. Please note that an applicant is eligible to receive only one Abstract Travel Award per year.
International applicants must be able to obtain a visa to visit the United States, and comply with all applicable economic and trade sanctions laws.
In addition to the awards listed below, the AASLD Foundation may support other awards of excellence if funding becomes available. To be eligible for consideration, candidates must complete the “Awards” section demographics when submitting their abstract for The Liver Meeting®. Note that there are no abstract awards for Late-Breaking abstracts.
This award provides travel support to advanced practice providers (NPs, PAs, RNs, etc.) presenting their work at The Liver Meeting®. Award amount: $1,000; up to 2 awards available.
These awards enable early-career researchers to receive travel support to attend The Liver Meeting® and present their abstracts to an international audience. MD applicants must be within four years of completing clinical fellowship training (or equivalent), and PhD applicants must be within 10 years of the receipt of their research degree. Award amount: $1,000; 20 Basic Awards and 20 Clinical / Translational Awards available.
This award is given for the best abstract submitted by a fellow. “Fellow” refers to physicians who have completed their residency training in internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics or other specialty relevant to gastroenterology or liver disease, and are enrolled in a fellowship program at the time of their actual presentation. Applicant must be a member of AASLD. Award amount: $1,000; 1 award available.
These awards enable early-career researchers to receive travel support to attend The Liver Meeting® and present their abstracts to an international audience. MD applicants must be within four years of completing clinical fellowship training (or equivalent), and PhD applicants must be within 10 years of the receipt of their research degree. Award amount: $1,500; up to 5 Awards available.
These awards enable liver transplant and/or hepatobiliary surgery fellows submitting abstracts for The Liver Meeting® to receive travel support. The applicant must be a trainee and the author or co-author of the abstract submitted and he/she will need to indicate what type of surgical trainee they are (e.g. transplant surgery fellow, hepatobiliary surgery fellow, surgical resident or other type of surgical trainee). Award amount: $1,000; up to 2 awards available.
The purpose of the award is to foster excellence in pediatric liver disease research. Only a physician/scientist with a primary appointment affiliation in a department of pediatrics will be eligible (fellows and junior faculty within 3 years of appointment). Applicant must be an AASLD member. Award amount: $1,000; 1 award available.
The purpose of the award is to recognize high quality research undertaken by a resident in training. Applicant must be in training in an accredited US residency program (internal medicine, surgery, pathology, etc.; sub-specialty fellows are not eligible). The applicant must be a primary contributor of the project and committed to a career in liver disease. Applicant must be an AASLD member. Award amount: $1,000; 1 award available.
Applicant must be a graduate or undergraduate student (i.e. has not received an MD, PhD, or equivalent doctoral degree) and is the primary contributor to the research. Award amount: $1,000; 1 award available.
The AASLD Foundation Memorial Travel Award Program was created to provide donors an opportunity to support young investigators while also honoring the legacy of colleagues, family, and friends, in memoriam by establishing a distinct travel award. These awards are bestowed upon highly-meritorious abstracts submitted for consideration of an Abstract Travel Award. You do not need to submit a separate application – all Abstract Travel Award applicants that also meet the criteria for a given Memorial Travel Award will be considered.
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Reimbursement of travel award funding is distributed by the AASLD Foundation following the recipient’s participation in The Liver Meeting® (including abstract presentation and required attendance at the AASLD Foundation Awards Reception). Failure to meet these requirements will result in forfeiture of the award and award funding.
The following reimbursement policies apply to all travel awards.
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