Sponsored by the Brigham & Women’s Hospital and USCAP
The Ramzi S. Cotran Young Investigator Award was established by the USCAP Board of Directors to recognize a body of investigative work which has contributed significantly to the diagnosis and understanding of human disease. This award is restricted to USCAP members who are under the age of 45 at the time the award is given and in good standing with USCAP for at least one year prior to receiving the award.
This important award is named after Dr. Ramzi S. Cotran, Past-President of USCAP, outstanding pathologist, person, and mentor. The award consists of a commemorative plaque and $5,000.
- Application form, completed and signed by the applicant
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Letter from a nominating sponsor (not necessarily a USCAP member) summarizing the nominee’s qualifications for the award
- Supporting letter from an additional sponsor who must be a member of USCAP
Awardees are selected by The Ramzi S. Cotran Young Investigator Award Committee. Committee members rank the candidates and provide their assessment to the Committee Chair. USCAP Staff then presents the individual to the Board of Directors for ratification and subsequently notifies the winner and arranges for the plaque and check. The awardee does not have to be present at the Annual Meeting and travel funds are not included.
Young Investigator Award Committee
The Committee consists of five (5) members:
a) Three members of the Board of Directors (one of whom will serve as Chair)
b) Two at-large members not currently serving on the Board of Directors Appointed members serve two-year staggered terms and may not serve a second consecutive term.
The Executive Committee at its Annual Meeting makes appointments to this committee.
The application window will close Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at 2PM EDT, 11AM PDT.