Articles

The ACMT Connection Enews > Apply for ACMT/MTF Awards - Deadlines Approaching

Apply for ACMT/MTF Awards - Deadlines Approaching

The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) and Medical Toxicology Foundation (MTF) are now accepting nominations for the following awards. 

ACMT MATTHEW J. ELLENHORN AWARD

This award is to honor an individual who has had a distinguished career and has made extraordinary contributions to the field of medical toxicology.

Details and nomination procedures can be found here. Deadline: December 1, 2019.

The recipient will be notified in December and will be recognized at the 2020 ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting in New York, NY, March 13-15, 2020. The recipient will have the opportunity to deliver a keynote address on a topic of his/her choice or have one presented in his/her honor.

ACMT RECOGNITION AWARDS

These awards are to honor ACMT members who have made significant contributions to the College or to the specialty of Medical Toxicology. There are numerous ACMT members that are deserving of these honors and recognition, please send your nominations today. Deadline: December 1, 2019.
 

Details and nomination procedures can be found by clicking on links above. Awards will be presented at the 2020 ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting in New York, NY, March 13-15, 2020.

MTF MICHAEL P. SPADAFORA, MD, RESIDENT TRAVEL AWARD

This development award is designed to encourage residents to pursue Medical Toxicology fellowship training by providing them the opportunity to attend the ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting. 

Details and nomination procedures can be found hereDeadline: December 1, 2019.

Any PGY-1 or PGY-2 in a three-year residency program (or a PGY-1, 2, or 3 in a four-year program) of an ACGME or AOA accredited residency program is eligible to receive the award. The awardee will be recognized at the 2020 ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting in New York, NY, March 13-15, 2020. The award of $1,500 will provide funds to support travel, meeting registration, meals and lodging. Please pass this information along to interested and potentially qualified residents.

MTF TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITY MEDICAL TRAINEES

This award was established to encourage underrepresented minority medical trainees (medical students or residents) to attend the annual ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting.
 
Details and nomination procedures can be found hereDeadline: December 1, 2019.
 
The awardee will be recognized at the 2020 ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting in New York, NY, March 13-15, 2020. The award of $1,500 will provide funds to support travel, meeting registration, meals and lodging. Please pass this information along to interested and potentially qualified resident/students. 
 

MTF Innovative Research & Teaching Grant(s)

MTF anticipates awarding up to a maximum of $20,000 in 2020 to fund one or more innovative projects that support(s) the Foundation’s mission to be a leading sponsor of toxicology research and education for improved patient care.

The scope of this award is intended to be broad and creative. Proposals may be clinical or nonclinical in nature, but must have relevance to the practice of medical toxicology. All proposals that support the mission of the Foundation will be considered. We welcome grants with either a research or an innovative teaching focus.

Details and nominations procedures can be found here. Deadline: Feb. 1, 2020. 

 

MTF / Emergency Medicine Foundation Research Grant 

The Medical Toxicology Foundation (MTF) endeavors to support Medical Toxicology research. The MTF/EMF Research Award is jointly sponsored by the Medical Toxicology Foundation and the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF).

The goals of the grant offering are: 1) to promote toxicology-related research; 2) to advance emergency toxicology care; and 3) to facilitate the academic growth and development of future researchers in emergency medicine and toxicology by investing in the future of the specialty of emergency medicine and its subboards.

Details and nominations procedures can be found here. Deadline: Feb. 7, 2020.