The NASCI Rising Star Fellowship supports the early career of promising cardiovascular imagers through mentoring and education. The 2-year program connects the fellow with a NASCI mentor with expertise on the fellows’ area of research or educational interest, and engages the fellow to serve in NASCI committees on either research or education, and provides for attendance at the NASCI annual meeting. The emphasis is in career promotion, and retention of promising expert in the field of cardiovascular imaging. The program focuses on fosters the career of future leaders in cardiovascular imaging by supporting the fellow during the early professional years by establishing connections between the early career fellow and NASCI leaders.
PROGRAM DETAILS AND GUIDLINES:
Mentoring: The fellow will be matched with 2 NASCI leaders to serve as early career mentors for the 2 years of the program.
Service and engagement: In addition to presenting their research through the Annual Meeting Abstract Program, the fellow will be introduced and provide a short description of their work and area of interest at the Business Meeting. Furthermore, the fellow will serve for 2 years in the NASCI education committee or research committee.
Funding: The selected rising star awardee will receive $500 travel award, 1 night of meeting hotel stay and waived meeting registration for NASCI 2017 annual meeting. The fellow will also receive $500 travel award and waived meeting registration for 2018 Annual meeting
Eligibility: Fellows and junior faculty (first 2 years) who have an abstract accepted for NASCI Annual meeting are eligible to apply.
How to Apply: Individuals interested in participating in the program must submit the following information to Jennifer Leeper, Executive Director of NASCI, by June 18, 2017 at 11:59pm.
1. Brief 250 word statement of why NASCI fellow award would support their early career
2. A copy of their CV
3. Letter of recommendation from NASCI member