Thomas J. Linnemeier Spirit of Interventional Cardiology Young Investigator Award
Young Investigator Award
Submission Opens: June 7, 2017
Submission Deadline: August 21, 2017
Candidates for this award must be less than 40 years of age and within five years (1825 days) of the beginning of the first clinical or research postgraduate fellowship or training period specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine (interventional cardiology, endovascular medicine, structural heart disease, pathology, etc) at the start of TCT 2017 (October 29, 2017).
The winner will be announced at TCT 2017. The award and a $10,000 scholarship will be presented in the Main Arena of the Colorado Convention Center.
Candidates may be from any country and we encourage international as well as US applications.
1. Curriculum Vitae
Publications should be grouped in the following order: (1) peer reviewed research articles, (2) review articles and book chapters, and (3) abstracts. The applicant's name should be highlighted in each citation. Articles in press may be included, but do not include articles under review that have not received a final acceptance or those in preparation.
The applicant's curriculum vitae should contain all graduate (university) and postgraduate positions listed in chronologic order ending with current academic and clinical appointments.
2. Personal Statement
Brief personal statement detailing the applicant’s clinical and academic interests and goals. This does not have to be more than one or two paragraphs in length.
3. Academic Accomplishments
Copies of manuscripts and/or abstracts in which the applicant was first author (published, in press, or not yet submitted) may be included, but are not necessary.
4. Clinical Accomplishments
Provide a listing of the types and numbers of procedures in which the applicant was primary operator or secondary operator.
5. Letters of Recommendation
At least three letters of recommendation are required. At least one must address academic accomplishments, and at least one from a direct supervisor must address clinical expertise.
6. Documentation of other accomplishments
Applicants are encouraged to upload any examples of teaching excellence, administrative skills, grants and patents, et cetera to supplement the items listed above.