2019 AHSQC Resident/Fellow Research Grant

Two $2,500 Grants will be awarded to a qualified and approved Grant applicant for research related to ventral hernias utilizing the AHSQC database. All resident and fellow members of the AHS, with a mentor in the AHSQC in good standing, are eligible to participate.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2018

Grant Application

 

2019 Abstracts Grants

  • Spectacular Cases: Presenter/First Submitting Author must be a resident, fellow or medical student to apply. Case presentations will be given in an interactive morbidity and mortality conference format. Chosen presenters will be awarded a $500 travel scholarship to attend the 2019 AHS Annual Meeting.
  • Women in Surgery Travel Grant: Best research addressing female factors in hernias. This award will cover the expenses of travel and meeting registration not to exceed $2000. Modern data has hinted on female sex as being a risk factor for poor outcome after inguinal hernia repairs. Also, females have been shown to have differing abdominal wall pathologies as compared to men. The goal of this Prize is to promote research and therefore awareness of differences (and similarities) between the sexes as they pertain to hernia diagnoses, repairs and their outcomes.
  • Diversity in Healthcare Delivery Grant: An award to recognize research in the area of hernia repair and racial, ethnic, and/or gender disparity. The award will cover the expenses of travel and meeting registration not to exceed $2,000.

Abstract Deadline: September 14, 2018

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