The AASM Foundation strives to develop the careers of sleep and circadian investigators by offering award opportunities for sleep researchers at various stages of their careers. The AASM Foundation is now accepting competitive applications for the 2019 Career Development Awards – Cycle 2, which includes the following award programs:

Physician Scientist Training Award

Are you a physician who is nearing completion of, or recently completed, a sleep medicine fellowship and are looking to start a research career? This award provides support and protected time for a mentored sleep research project and research training. Provides funding of up to $100,000 for 1 year.

Bridge to Success Award for Early Career Investigators

Have an unfunded NIH K or VA career development grant? This award provides the bridge support needed to respond to reviewer critiques, and revise and resubmit a promising application. Provides funding of up to $100,000 for 1 year.

ABSM Junior Faculty Award

Are you a board-certified sleep medicine physician who has a faculty appointment and are looking to start or continue a research career in academic medicine? This award provides support and protected time for a mentored sleep research project. Provides funding of up to $100,000 for 2 years.

Bridge to Success for Mid-Career/Senior Investigators

Have an unfunded large research grant application from the NIH (e.g. R01) or VA? This award provides the bridge support needed to respond to reviewer critiques, and revise and resubmit a promising application. Provides funding of up to $100,000 for 1 year.

If you answered yes to these questions, consider applying for the 2019 Career Development Awards – Cycle 2. Applications are due November 25, 2019 and award selection notifications will be sent by April 10, 2020.

Please visit the Career Development Awards webpage for eligibility requirements and more information.

HEALTHIER LIVES THROUGH BETTER SLEEP

The mission of the AASM Foundation is to promote discoveries that advance the understanding of sleep for healthier lives. Contributions directly support the AASM Foundation’s programs, including the Career Development Awards, that are expanding the pipeline of sleep clinician scientists by providing seed funding for early career investigators.

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