Outstanding Achievement in Basic and Translational Research Award

The Basic and Translational Research Award acknowledges an investigator whose novel work will evolve the treatment of surgical disorders and the practice of plastic surgery in general. Such work may incorporate biomedical research, as well as basic and translational studies.

Nominations for the award may be submitted by any member of ASPS, but candidates may not nominate themselves. Nominations are not considered fully submitted until the nominators receive a confirmation via e-mail from The PSF.

Nomination materials must include:

  • Letter of recommendation – describes the candidate’s achievements in clinical plastic surgery research
  • Candidate’s CV – including a complete list of the candidate’s publications
  • Summary statement – summarizes the candidate’s research accomplishments; includes references to the publications supporting these accomplishments

Candidates will be considered on the basis of:

  • Clinical research contributions to the advancement of the specialty
  • Overall impact of these contributions on the plastic surgery field
  • Demonstration of a commitment to the advancement of medicine through clinical research

To make a nomination, submit all materials in PDF format to research@plasticsurgery.org


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