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Awards

Current SOEM membership is required for all SOEM awards.
Nominees for non-SOEM members and/or applications from non SOEM-members will not be considered


Award
Nominations

 

Call for SOEM Service Award Nominations!

Jim Seidel Distinguished Service
Steve Miller Award for Excellence in Education and Mentorship
EBSCO/PEMSoft Technological Innovations

Deadline: March 12, 2016

 


Award Winners
 

2015 National Conference & Exhibition SOEM Award Winners

  • Best Abstract Award: Lise E. Nigrovic, MD MPH FAAP
  • Best Quality Improvement Abstract Award: Joseph J. Zorc, MD MSCE FAAP
  • Best Research Poster: Derya Caglar, MD
  • EBSCO/PEMSoft Award for Technological Innovations in PEM: Todd P. Chang, MD MAcM FAAP
  • EmergiQuiz Best Case Presentation: Amy M. DeLaroche, MBBS FAAP
  • EmergiQuiz Best Discussion of an Unknown Case: Kurtis A. Mayz, MD JD MBA
  • Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award: Robert W. Schafermeyer, MD FAAP
  • Ken Graff Young Investigator Award: David E. Vyles, DO
  • Michael Shannon Humanitarian Award: Marlene D. Melzer-Lange, MD FAAP
  • PEMpix Photo Competition: Larissa Beyerlein, MD
  • PEMpix Audience Response: Cynthia C. Hoecker, MD FAAP
  • SOEM PAS Best Abstract: Yaron Finkelstein, MD et al
  • Travel Awards for Fellowship Trainees: Beth Prabhu Lambert, MD FAAP, and Regina A. Yaskey, MD FAAP
  • Willis Wingert Award for Outstanding Resident/Fellow Paper: Shobhit Jain, MBBS FAAP

Past SOEM Award Winners

 


Ken Graff
Young
Investigator
Award

Ken Graff
Award
Application

 

Ken Graff Research Award

Deadline February 15, 2016 -- Application Now Available!

Graff Endowment Donors

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David Vyles
David E. Vyles, DO, FAAP

Award Brochure
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Jim Seidel
Distinguished
Service Award
 

 

 

 

Dr Schafermeyer
Robert W. Schafermeyer,
MD, FAAP


Award Brochure
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Steve Miller
Award
for Excellence
in Education
& Mentorship
 

 

 



Steven Selbst MD
Steven M. Selbst, MD FAAP

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Michael Shannon
Humanitarian
Award
 

 

 



Dr Melzer-Lange
Marlene D. Melzer-Lange,
MD FAAP


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EBSCO/PEMSoft
Award for
Technological
Innovations
in PEM

 

 

 

  • 2015 Todd P. Chang, MD MAcM FAAP
  • 2014 Pediatric Septic Shock Collaborative

 



Dr Todd Chang
Todd P. Chang, MD MAcM FAAP

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Pediatric
Academic
Societies
 


SOEM Best Abstract

  • 2016
    Test Characteristics of Urinary Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin for the Diagnosis
    of Urinary Tract Infections in Infants and Young Children

    Tamar R. Lubell, MD, Jonathan M. Barasch, MD, PhD, Maria Ieni, MD, Peter S. Dayan, MD
  • 2015
    Long Term Outcomes Following Deliberate Self Poisoning in Teens: A Population Based Study
    Yaron Finkelstein, MD, Erin MacDonald, MD, Simon Hollands, MD, Janine R. Hutson, MD, Marco L.A.
    Sivilotti, MD, Muhammad M. Mamdani, MD, Gideon Koren, MD, David N. Juurlink, MD
  • 2014
    Management of Asthma Exacerbations in Children and Adolescents: Differences Between Pediatric and
    General Emergency Departments

    James Chamberlain, MD,
    Stephen Teach, MD, Katie Hayes, MD, Gia Badolto, MD, Monika Goyal, MD

  • 2011
    RNA Transcriptional Profiling for Diagnosis of Serious Bacterial Infections (SBIs) in Young Febrile Infants
    Prashant Mahajan, MD MPH MBA, Nathan Kuppermann, MD MPH, Octavio Ramilo, MD, Asuncion Mejias, MD,
    Damien Chaussabel, PhD, Charles Casper, MStat PhD, Blerta Dimo, MD PhD, Nicolas Suarez, PhD, Heather
    Gramse, MD, Febrile Infant Working Group of the Pediatric Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)

  • 2007
    A Randomized Trial of a Three-part Intervention to Improve Primary Care Follow-up after an Emergency
    Department Visit for Asthma

    Joseph J Zorc, MD, Amber Chew, DO, Julian Allen, MD, Kathy N Shaw, MD

 


Section on
Emergency
Medicine
Awards Summary
 

 

  • Advocacy Scholarship (2) - Biennial
    The purpose of this scholarship is to foster advocacy for Pediatric Emergency Medicine and the emergency
    care of children by supporting attendance at the AAP Legislative Conference in Washington, DC. ($1,000)
    See Awardees.
  • Best Abstract Award (1) - Annual
    Presented to a Section on Emergency Medicine scientific abstract presenter for Overall Best Paper
    Presentation in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the AAP National Conference & Exhibition. ($500)
  • Best Quality Improvement Abstract Award (1) - Annual
    Presented to a Section on Emergency Medicine scientific abstract presenter for Best Quality Improvement
    in Pediatric Emergency Medicine paper at the AAP National Conference & Exhibition. The project should be
    prospective and address a gap in quality. ($500)
  • Best Research Poster Award - Annual
    Presented at the annual Section on Emergency Medicine meeting to the best research poster presentation
    in pediatric emergency medicine. ($250)
  • EBSCO/PEMSoft Award for Technological Innovations in PEM - Annual
    This award recognizes technological innovations and/or innovators in all aspects of Pediatric Emergency
    Medicine including but not limited to technology, quality, safety, clinical care, administration, systems, education, evidence-based medicine, and research. The inaugural award was given to the Pediatric Shock Collaborative in 2014. The award is sponsored by EBSCO Health/PEMSoft and presented during the SOEM reception at the AAP National Conference. ($5000 award includes $1000 cash prize/travel honorarium and $4000 reception sponsorship.)

  • EmeriQuiz Awards (2) - Annual
    These awards are presented in recognition of the Best Case Presentation and the Best Discussion of an
    Unknown Case in emergency medicine. Four cases selected for presentation will be published in Clinical
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    . ($250 each)
  • Ken Graff Young Investigator Award - Annual
    This award is for a research project that addresses issues pertinent to the acutely ill or injured child. The
    first award was sponsored by Roche Laboratories in 1999. ($12,500)
  • Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award - Annual
    The award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the field of pediatric
    emergency medicine. ($1,000)
  • Michael Shannon Humanitarian Award - Biennial
    The purpose of this AAP Section on Emergency Medicine (SOEM) award is to recognize a
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) physician who has best demonstrated the potential for emulating the career accomplishments and personal excellence of the late Michael Shannon, MD, MPH, FAAP.
    Nominees should most importantly have evidence of excellence in his/her involvement and dedication to the community through voluntary service. Other criteria for this award include demonstrated
    excellence in clinical care, mentoring of peers and trainees,didactic and bedside teaching, and performance of scholarly activities.($500)
  • Out of Hospital Care Award - Annual
    This award is to recognize outstanding research in Emergency Medical Services in the pediatric pre
    hospital care setting. The first award was presented in 2002 and funded by Baylor College of Medicine.
    Future awards will be supported by the Section on Emergency Medicine, pending submission of a mini-
    mum of 3 pre hospital care abstracts. ($500)
  • Pediatric Academic Societies SOEM Best Abstract Award (1) - Annual
    Presented to a Section on Emergency Medicine scientific abstract presenter for Overall Best Paper
    Presentation in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting.
    ($500)
  • PEMpix Photo Competition Award - Annual
    This competition is designed to foster visual diagnosis of interesting cases in Pediatric Emergency
    Medicine. Entries are viewed during the SOEM program and posted to the PEMpix online image gallery
    afterward. The winning photo receives an award check and certificate and is published in Pediatric
    Emergency Care. The audience participant who makes the most correct diagnoses of photos posted
    wins a cash prize. ($250 winning photo; $150 audience participant)
  • Steve Miller Award for Excellence in Education & Mentorship - Biennial
    This award recognizes an individual who has made substantial educational contributions in Pediatric
    Emergency Medicine. These contributions have impacted education of pediatric emergency providers
    at a regional, state, national, or international level. These contributions may include preparation of teaching-
    and curriculum-related materials, participation in the scholarship of teaching and learning, development
    and communication of innovative teaching techniques, leadership in teaching-related workshops and
    symposia, involvement in innovative program development, and contributions to the enhancement of teach-
    ing and / or PEM subspecialty development at a national or international level. This award will also recognize
    someone who has excelled as an education mentor to others in this field. The award typically is given for a
    series of contributions spanning several years or an entire career, although it may recognize a single project
    of exceptional impact. ($500)
  • Travel Awards for Fellowship Trainees (5) - Annual
    These awards are intended to support attendance by a PEM Fellowship Trainee at the SOEM program
    and Committee for the Future meeting held each year in conjunction with the AAP National Conference &
    Exhibition. PEM Fellowship Program Directors who plan on having PEM Fellows attend the conference may
    submit the name of their programs into a lottery for these awards. Directors from the programs selected
    will have discretion to choose one Fellow from their program to utilize the travel grant. The recipient must
    be a SOEM member, should not be presenting an abstract at that meeting, and is required to attend the
    Committee for the Future meeting. ($500 each)
  • Willis Wingert Award for Outstanding Resident/Fellow Paper - Annual
    The Willis Wingert Award is presented at the annual meeting to a physician in training for outstanding
    research in the field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. ($500)

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