Deadline for receipt of entries:April 5, 2021

The purpose of the ASA Resident Research Award is to encourage resident and fellow engagement in research and to recognize and reward excellence in original basic, clinical, or population research, as reported in an original, unpublished manuscript.

Eligibility

  1. The entrant must be an ASA member at the time of submission. Entries submitted by a principal author who is not an ASA member will not be reviewed. Any co-entrant(s) is not required to be an ASA member.

  2. The work reported should have been completed during residency or research fellowship training. Research performed as a student may be considered.

  3. Papers should be submitted during or within one year following completion of the training.

  4. A previous entry or award does not preclude eligibility.

Submission of entry

  1. The entry should be a manuscript describing original basic, clinical, or population research. Case reports, case series, literature reviews, or chapters will not be accepted.

  2. The original entry should follow the format (title page, abstract, text, references) of the journal Anesthesiology (anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org/public/InstructionsforAuthors.aspx). Collaborators and co-authors should be listed on the title page. Entries that do not follow this format will be returned.

  3. A limit of 25 double-spaced pages (excluding letters of verification but including all figures, tables, and references) will be enforced; manuscripts that exceed the page limit will not be reviewed.

  4. Concurrent online submission of an abstract of the work for presentation as a regular scientific paper at the ASA ANESTHESIOLOGY® annual meeting is required (go to asahq.org/annualmeeting/education/submissions. You will be able to access the submission site on this page). Your submission should be prepared in accordance with the rules and deadlines for submission of regular abstracts and submitted independently via the submission link on the ASA website.

  5. The work should not have been presented, published, or submitted at any other national meeting, national residents' research or essay contest, or journal prior to this submission. The essay can be presented to local/regional residents' research or essay contests (i.e., Midwest or Western Anesthesia Residents' Conference).

  6. The manuscript must be accompanied by a letter, signed by the entrant, stating that the research and writing were predominantly performed by the entrant during residency or research fellowship training and that the work has not been presented, published, or submitted to any other national meeting, national residents' research or essay contest, or journal prior to this submission.

  7. The manuscript must be accompanied by a letter from the residency program director confirming the eligibility of the entrant and stating that the work was performed predominantly by the entrant and during residency or research fellowship.

  8. Only one submission will be accepted per entrant.

  9. Manuscripts and the two letters should be sent electronically as a single, collated, searchable PDF or Word document file to the chair of the Committee on Research, Y.S. Prakash, M.D., at prakash.ys@mayo.edu by April 5, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. CT.

  10. Winners will receive their awards at the Celebration of Research session at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2021 annual meeting in San Diego.

If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Gutterman, ASA Education Department, at r.gutterman@asahq.org.