Call for Nominations for the Iva Dostanic, MD, PhD, Physician-Scientist Trainee Award 2023

Call for Nominations for the Iva Dostanic, MD, PhD, Physician-Scientist Trainee Award 2023

In 2012, Yale’s Department of Internal Medicine established an annual Physician-Scientist Trainee Award in memory of Iva Dostanic, MD, PhD, whose intelligence, creativity, work ethic, accomplishments, and passion for the science of medicine exemplified the highest ideals of the physician. -scientific.

The nomination period is now open for the 2023 award. The recipient will present the Iva Dostanic Award lecture during the major medical rounds on June 22, 2023.

Nomination deadline

Friday, January 27, 2023

Eligibility and selection criteria

Applicants must meet the following eligibility and selection criteria:

  1. Doctor-researcher with MD or MD-PhD.
  2. Completion of residency training in internal medicine at Yale or another institution.
  3. Current position as a mentored research trainee with appointment as a postdoctoral fellow, postdoctoral associate, research associate, or instructor in one of the sections of the Department of Internal Medicine.
  4. Achievements in original research evidenced by peer-reviewed articles published or in press.
  5. Commitment to research reflected in applications for research grants and/or career development grants.
  6. Availability to present the conference Iva Dostanic, MD, PhD, June 22, 2023.

Appointment process

Applications from supervised trainees with exceptional career potential as medical researchers are encouraged. The following application materials should be emailed to the Dostanic Prize Committee Chair, Peter Aronson, with a copy to Nancy Kravitz:

  1. Unique one-page letter of appointment signed jointly by the section head and the candidate’s main mentor.
  2. Candidate’s annotated curriculum vitae. For key publications, provide a brief description of the nominee’s role and the significance of the work.

Past Dostanic laureates with conference titles

2012: Iva Dostanic, MD, PhD, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, “Emerging Roles for Innate Immunity in Lung and Endothelium” (presented by Patty Lee)

2013: Isaac Hall, MD, MS, Nephrology, “Donor Kidney Quality and Acute Kidney Injury with Transplantation”

2014: Daniel Jane-Wit, MD/PhD, Cardiovascular Medicine, “Translational Approaches for the Study of Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy”

2015: Jose Herazo-Maya, MD, Pulmonology, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, “Predicting Outcomes in IPF: The Dawn of Genomic Biomarkers”

2016: Lauren Ferrante, MD, MHS, Respirology, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, “Improving Outcomes After Critical Care: A Call to Action”

2017: Sarah Huen, MD, PhD, Nephrology, “Acute Kidney Injury: Not All Inflammation is Pathological”

2018: Stephen Baldassarri, MD, MHS, Respirology, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, “E-Cigarettes: End of Smoking or a Deadly New Addiction?” »

2019: Shelli Farhadian, MD, PhD, Infectious Diseases, “Neuroinflammation during chronic HIV infection”

2020: Rupak Datta, MD/PhD, MPH, Infectious Diseases, “Antibiotic management to promote palliative care in older people at the end of life”

2021: Ana Luisa Perdigoto, MD, PhD, Endocrinology and Metabolism, “Clinical and preclinical insights into the mechanisms of checkpoint inhibitor-induced diabetes”

2022: Benjamin Goldman-Israelow, MD, PhD, Infectious Diseases, “Prime and Spike: A Novel Vaccination Strategy to Induce Mucosal Immunity Against SARS-CoV-2”

2022: Dennis Shung, MD, PhD, MHS, Digestive Diseases, “Human+AI in Medicine”

Contact for additional information

Peter S. Aronson, MD

Chair, Iva Dostanic Prize Committee

Department of Internal Medicine

PO Box 208029

New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8029

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