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Currently Accepting Applications for the Following Awards…

 

SHEA Trainee Award | SHEA International Award | SHEA Investigator Award | SHEA Pediatric Investigator Award | SHEA Advanced Practice IP Award

SHEA Trainee Award

The SHEA Trainee Award is intended to recognize and support the work of infectious diseases or healthcare epidemiology fellows doing research in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology who submit abstracts for presentation at IDWeek 2014. The award consists of $1,250 a plaque. Selection will be based on the scientific merit of the nominee's submitted abstract and on evidence of developing scholarship in infection control/hospital epidemiology during and up to one year after finishing training.

Eligibility

  1. Member or member-in-training of SHEA in good standing.
  2. Currently enrolled in a full-time training program.
  3. Presenting author on an abstract accepted for presentation at IDWeek 2013.
  4. Prior recipients are ineligible for this award.

SHEA International Award

The SHEA International Award is intended to recognize and support the work of individuals outside North America who are either currently in training or who have been in practice for five years or less, who submit abstracts for presentation at IDWeek 2014.  The award consists of $1,750 and a plaque.  Selection will be based on the scientific merit of the nominee's submitted abstract and on evidence of developing scholarship in infection prevention and control/ healthcare epidemiology.

Eligibility

  1. Member or member-in-training of SHEA in good standing.
  2. Currently enrolled in a full-time training program or in practice for 5 years or less.
  3. Presenting author on an abstract accepted for presentation at the IDWeek 2013.
  4. Prior recipients are ineligible for this award.

Career Recognition Awards

The following awards are chosen based on applications sent to the Awards committee.  The application process opens January 1, 2014 and will close June 2, 2014.  More information is below.

SHEA Investigator Award

The SHEA Investigator Award recognizes the work of an investigator in infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology in practice for less than 15 years. The award consists of $1,250 and a plaque. Selection will be based on the breadth and quality of the nominee's contributions to infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology.

Eligibility

  1. Member of SHEA in good standing.
  2. In practice for less than 15 years (starting from the time of completion of fellowship training).
  3. Prior recipients are ineligible for this award.
  4. Prior recipients of the SHEA Pediatric Investigator Award are ineligible for this award.

Nomination Procedure:

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  2. Nominee's CV.
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominees goals and interest in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  4. Application

All submitted to foundation@shea-online.org.

SHEA Pediatric Investigator Award

The SHEA Pediatric Investigator Award is intended to recognize the work of investigators in pediatric infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology. The award consists of $1,250 and a plaque. Selection will be based on the breadth and quality of the nominee's contributions to the field of pediatric infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology.

Eligibility

  1. Member of SHEA in good standing.
  2. Significant contributions to pediatric infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology.
  3. In practice for less than 15 years (starting from the time of completion of fellowship training).
  4. Prior recipients are ineligible for this award.
  5. Prior recipients of the SHEA Investigator Award are ineligible for this award.

Nomination Procedure:

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  2. Nominee's CV.
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominees goals and interest in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  4. Application

All submitted to foundation@shea-online.org.

SHEA Advanced Practice IP Award

The SHEA Advanced Practice Infection Prevention (IP) Award is intended to recognize professional accomplishments and contributions to the science of infection prevention control/ healthcare epidemiology by an experienced professional in the field.  The award will be given annually to a non-physician infection preventionist to support his/her continuing education and professional development. The award consists of $1,250, and a plaque. The Awards Committee will recommend the finalist to the SHEA Board of Trustees for approval.

Eligibility:

  1. Nominees must be a professional actively involved in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology for at least 10 years. 
  2. Nominees must be a SHEA and/or Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) member.
  3. Nominees must be a recognized experts and show evidence of significant contributions to infection prevention and control research, and have created, delivered, promoted, or influenced infection prevention control/ healthcare epidemiology practice, or influenced public perception, attitudes, and awareness.
  4. Prior recipients are ineligible for this award.

Nomination Procedure:

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  2. Nominee's CV.
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominees goals and interest in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  4. Application

All submitted to foundation@shea-online.org.

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