November 2002 AAOS Report

AGS announces Jahnigen career scholars awards

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) announced the Jahnigen Career Development Scholars Awards. The two-year awards are designed to support young faculty in the specialties of anesthesiology, emergency medicine, general surgery, gynecology, ophthalmology, orthopaedic surgery, otolaryngology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, thoracic surgery and urology. The award is intended to allow individuals to initiate and sustain a career in research and education in the geriatrics aspects of their discipline. Each grant will provide two-year salary support of $75,000 per year for salary and fringe benefits, plus $25,000 per year to support costs of doing research. Up to ten awards will be given in 2003. No funds will be provided in support of indirect costs. The deadline for filing applications is Dec. 3, 2002.

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