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AMSER Henry Goldberg Medical Student Award

The AMSER Henry Goldberg Medical Student Award may be presented annually to any medical student who submits an outstanding abstract for a paper, poster, or electronic exhibit for presentation at the AUR Annual Meeting. Up to two awards may be presented annually. To be eligible, the work must have been performed while the applicant was a medical student. The candidate must be the first author or the presenter of the project.

The winning submission’s author will receive a $500 honorarium and a certificate and will be acknowledged during the AUR 68th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 21 - 24, 2020.

Submissions for the AMSER Henry Goldberg Medical Student Award competition:

  • Cannot be under consideration for an award by another organization (other than AUR and its Affinity Groups or APDR)
  • Cannot be already published
  • Cannot be under consideration for publication by a journal other than Academic Radiology
  • Cannot be presented at a national meeting before the 2020 AUR Annual Meeting

An abstract MUST be submitted for presentation consideration at the AUR Meeting and must be received by the abstract deadline of October 9, 2019, 12:00 pm (noon) Central Time. If the submitted abstract is accepted for presentation, an expanded abstract must be submitted electronically to by January 10, 2020, 6:00 pm Central Time.

The expanded abstract should consist of 1500 to 2000 words divided into purpose, methods, results and conclusions. In addition, it may contain up to 2 tables and 2 to 3 figures. Up to four references can be included. With the expanded abstract, please submit a letter signed by the applicant and the department chair and include telephone and fax numbers, institutional affiliation, title of abstract, and a statement attesting to the fact that the research was primarily and substantially performed by the medical student applying for the award. Award winners will be notified in February 2020. Winners must be officially registered for the AUR meeting and are responsible for their own travel.

Please note: Both an abstract and expanded abstract must be submitted to be eligible for the award.

Award Recipients

2019 Jeffrey Hirsch 2011 Jeffrey D. Poot
2018 Joshua S. Harford 2010 Elizabeth T. Chorney
2017 Sarah Flanagan   Kevin C. McCammack
2016 John Renfrew 2009 Anna Knisely
2015 Nikita Lakomkin   Danielle Chan
2014 Thomas A. McLaren 2008 Jeffrey J. Gronkiewicz
2013    Andrew W. Phillips   Rajiv Kumar 
2012 Dana J. Lin