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ASLMS Women in Energy-Based Devices Committee Early Career Development Award


This award is given in recognition of a high-quality abstract study, by an Early Career author and accepted for oral presentation to an abstract session for the current ASLMS Annual Conference. Either a characteristic of the clinical/research team or an experience during the study must exemplify at least 2 or more goals of the ASLMS Women in Energy-Based Devices (WEBD) Committee:
  • Highlight the excellence of women involved in ASLMS
  • Address the challenges women may confront in academic and other professional settings
  • Advance networking and training opportunities for ASLMS women
  • Educate ASLMS members about gender-bias
  • Encourage young women to choose STEM careers especially those involving energy-based technologies
Selected awardee will receive award plaque and $500. Funding for the award will be included as part of the event sponsorship since the award will be given during the Celebration of WEBD Event.


Award applicant must:
  • Be of Early Career status: (students, residents, fellows-in-training, PhD candidates, and scientists and physicians 10 years or less post-graduation)
  • Be listed as the presenting author and first author of the abstract.
  • Have an abstract accepted for oral presentation to the current Annual Conference.
  • Currently work under a mentor/supervisor
    • Mentor/supervisor must be listed as a co-author on the abstract and verify the Early Career status of the presenting/first author.
    • Mentor/supervisor must complete an application form which includes a detailed explanation of how either their clinical/research team characteristics or an experience during their study exemplifies at least 2 or more goals of the ASLMS Women in Energy-Based Devices Committee (500 words or less).
Award review and final selection will be made by the WEBD Committee based on review of accepted abstract quality, and award application form. Selected awardee will receive award plaque and $500 honoraria (pending event sponsorship).

Award to be presented at the annual Celebration of Women in Energy-Based Devices event, held in conjunction with the ASLMS Annual Conference. Award recipient must be able to attend the Annual Conference and Celebration event and will be asked to do a brief presentation at the event.

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