Junior Fellow Educational Opportunities
John Burch Endowment Fund ACM Travel Award
Sponsored by the ACOG Executive Board, District Advisory Councils decide which Junior Fellow resident from its District will recieve a monetary award to help defray the expense of attending the ACM. The Advisory Council determines the selection criteria.
Junior Fellow Essay Contest
All Junior Fellows are eligible to submit essays for this annual project, with the goals of promoting a positive perception of our speciality, and generating interest among medical students. The winning essay will be published in an issue of the Green Journal.
Junior Fellow Initiatives Toolkit
All Junior Fellows are eligible to submit a project or program for this annual contest, that makes a difference for women and their health care providers including service projects such as supply drives, educational sessions, medical student recruitment, and lobby days. The winner receives a $2,500 prize to present their toolkit at the Junior Fellow Breakfast Business Meeting during the Annual Clinical Meeting.
Donald F. Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Awards
Annually, each District may submit one Junior Fellow paper selected from presentation at its ADM. Two are selected for national awards of $1,000 each, plus $750 for travel expenses to attend the ACM.
Postgraduate Courses and Meetings
Junior Fellows receive a reduced fee for these courses and meetings.
Program for Continuing Professional Development
This is a voluntary program designed to maintain CME credits and assist participants in meeting individual state requirements.
JSOG/ACOG Exchange Program
When it is an even numbered year, all even numbered Districts will select a 4th year resident to attend the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (JSOG) meeting held in Japan.
When it is an odd numbered year, all odd numbered Districts will select a 4th year resident to attend the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (JSOG) meeting held in Japan.
Additional information about all research awards can be found at www.acog.org/goto/researchgrants. Check often for new awards.
To receive a membership application, contact ACOG Membership Services at 1-800-673-8444 ext. 2404 or visit www.acog.org/membership.