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AAP Section on Infectious Diseases Update

Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kia LaBracke
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The following announcements are from the AAP's Section on Infectious Disease (SOID).


Call for Nominations - 2017 Section on Infectious Diseases Award for Lifetime Contribution in Infectious Diseases Education

 This award is given annually to an Academy member who has made outstanding contributions to education in infectious diseases. The recipient will receive a cash award as well as travel to the National Convention and Exhibition for him/herself. The candidate's contribution should be indicative of a substantial long-term dedication to the highest ideals of education. Preference will be made for those who have focused on education of practitioners. If you wish to nominate an individual, or yourself, please submit the name and address of the nominee, a nomination letter along with a current copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae by Wednesday, March 15, 2017 to Suzanne Kirkwood at skirkwood@aap.org. Please see the SOID website for additional information regarding the award and previous recipients.


Call for Applications: SOID S. Michael Marcy Visiting Professor Program

The AAP Section on Infectious Diseases is pleased to offer a visiting professorship program and is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. This program has been designed to bring nationally and internationally known pediatric infectious diseases (PID) specialists to pediatric and family practice programs around the country that may not have or who have limited access to a PID specialist. The application deadline is Friday, March 3, 2017.