Sponsored by
The Southern Society for Pediatric Research

The candidate must be an instructor or Assistant Professor and within 5 years of the completion of fellowship training. They must be the first author/presenter of the abstract accepted for presentation. Faculty that are candidates for the SSPR Young Investigator Awards will automatically be entered in this competition

Candidates for the Young Faculty Awards must check the appropriate box on the electronic abstract submission form in order to be considered for the competition. It is NOT necessary to send a copy of the submitted abstract to the Secretary-Treasurer’s office.

Criteria for Evaluation  
A committee of three (3) judges who are senior members of the SSPR will select approximately 10 abstracts from those submitted for consideration. Winners will be determined by the scientific merit and originality of the research. 

Winners of the SSPR Young Faculty Awards will receive a stipend of $500 to facilitate meeting attendance.

To be announced.