The AACR has established this Award in recognition of extraordinary contributions of Waun Ki Hong, MD advances in cancer research, cancer care, and cancer prevention during his longstanding brilliant career as a physician-scientist. This award will recognize a worthy cancer researcher who has conducted highly meritorious translational and clinical cancer research anywhere in the world. The award will honor an outstanding researcher who has not yet reached 51 years of age at the time of the award presentation.
The recipient of the AACR-Waun Ki Hong Award for Outstanding Achievement in Translational and Clinical Cancer Research will receive an honorarium of $10,000. In addition, he or she will be provided support to attend the AACR Annual Meeting 2018 to be held April 14-18, 2018 in Chicago, IL and will be invited to give a 30-minute award lecture during the meeting.
Nominations must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by any scientist, whether an AACR member or nonmember, who is now or has been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science. Candidates may not nominate themselves.
Nominations must be emailed to email@example.com. Paper nominations cannot be accepted.
1) Nomination Letter Must:
2) Candidate's CV. The candidate's curriculum vitae in English, including a complete list of the candidate's publications. Word (*.doc) and PDF (*.pdf) formatted files will be accepted.3) Summary Statement. A statement, no more than 50 words, summarizing the candidate's research accomplishments for which he or she is being nominated. Preferred file formats are *.doc. The candidate's CV may be submitted as a .pdf file. Your nomination is not considered fully submitted until you receive a confirmation e-mail from the AACR; confirmations will be sent within two business days.Nominators are asked to maintain the confidentiality of the nomination process and to refrain from informing the candidate about the nomination.There is no restriction on the number of candidates that may be nominated by any individual scientist. There is no restriction on the number of nominators that may write nomination letters or that may sign a single nomination letter on behalf of a candidate.
Program Guidelines and Nomination Instructions
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The Committee, appointed annually by the AACR President and representing the research areas to be honored, shall review all nominations for that year's AACR-Waun Ki Hong Award for Outstanding Achievement in Translational and Clinical Cancer Research and shall select a nominee and an alternate in recognition of meritorious achievement in translational and clinical cancer research. The awardee must have not yet reached 51 years of age at the time of the award presentation. The Committee shall make its selection solely based on the candidate's scientific accomplishments, without regard to race, gender, nationality, geographic location, or religious or political views. The Committee shall forward its recommendations to the Executive Committee of the AACR for final consideration and decision.