Abstract Awards

The ACNM is pleased to offer several abstract awards this year:

  • New! Younis-Bashir Award for the best presentation from Pakistan (oral or poster) at the ACNM Annual Meeting
  • Ralph Blumhardt Award
  • The Ursula Mary Kocemba-Slosky, PhD, Awards for the best ACNM Nuclear Medicine Research Abstracts
  • ACNM Annual Meeting Best Abstract Award (non-resident/trainees).

To apply for the above grants, you MUST submit an abstract to the ACNM Annual Meeting. You will be prompted to select which of the awards you would like to apply for during the abstract submission process.

New! Younis-Bashir Award

The Younis-Bashir Award has been introduced by Dr. Mohammad Numair Younis and Dr. Humayun Bashir for the best presentation from Pakistan (oral or poster) at the ACNM Annual Meeting. The objective of this award is to encourage the Nuclear Medicine fraternity in Pakistan to reach out and share their clinical and research work in the international arena.  
 
Younis and Bashir are contemporary physicians from Pakistan who started their careers in Nuclear Medicine together at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) in Lahore, Pakistan. Younis has spent the past 20 years in the public sector at the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Oncology Lahore (INMOL) - the flagship medical center of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission. Bashir has been associated with SKMCH&RC for the better part of his medical career, as a resident, consultant, and Head of the Nuclear Medicine Department, and is currently based in the United Kingdom.

  • Eligibility Criteria: Abstracts originating from Pakistan (oral or poster)  
  • The award winner will receive $250 USD. 

Ralph Blumhardt Award

  • ACNM will select up to four best abstracts submitted by a resident training in a developing nation.
  • Each winner will receive $250 and a certificate.
  • If the lead OR presenting author is a resident training in a developing nation, you may check the box during the abstract submission process to be considered for the Ralph Blumhardt Award. Only residents are eligible for these awards.
  • A supporting letter from a program director must also be submitted.

The ACNM would like to thank Dr. Vimal Sodhi and the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (ERF) for sponsoring these awards.

The Ursula Mary Kocemba-Slosky, PhD, Awards for the Best ACNM Nuclear Medicine Research Abstracts

  • ACNM will select the best abstract submitted by a resident or trainee to receive a $1,000 prize.
  • The second and third place winners will also receive monetary awards of $500 each, as well.
  • If the lead OR presenting author is a resident or trainee, you may check the box during the abstract submission process to be considered for one of the Ursula Mary Kocemba-Slosky, PhD, Awards for the Best ACNM Nuclear Medicine Research Abstracts. Only residents and/or trainees are eligible for these awards.
  • A supporting letter from program director or supervisor must also be submitted.

The ACNM would like to thank Dr. Jack Slosky and the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (ERF) for sponsoring these awards.

The ACNM Annual Meeting Awards

  • ACNM will select the top two best abstracts from non-residents or trainees.
  • Each winner will receive $500 and a certificate.
  • If the lead OR presenting author is NOT a resident or trainee, you may check the box for this award during the abstract submission process. Only non resident and/or trainee are eligible for these awards.

The ACNM would like to thank Dr. Warren Janowitz and the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (ERF) for sponsoring these awards.

The abstract submission window has closed. Notifications will be sent on December 9, 2021.