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Awards, Grants & Honors

At the Annual Meeting & Expo, AMP honors individuals at various stages of their careers through several prestigious awards. Each year's award winners are announced online and in the November (Annual Meeting & Expo) issue of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.

  • AMP Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics
    AMP's highest award, the AMP Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics recognizes lifetime pioneering and special achievements by professionals in the fields of molecular biology, molecular pathology, pathology, genetics, microbiology and basic medical sciences, especially as these achievements relate to molecular diagnostics and molecular medicine.
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  • AMP Jeffrey A. Kant Leadership Award
    The AMP Leadership Award is AMP's highest award given to an AMP member. It is presented to an AMP member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in the accomplishment of the mission and goals of AMP.
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  • AMP Meritorious Service Award
    The AMP Meritorious Service Award recognizes an AMP member for particularly estimable service to the organization. The Recipient has demonstrated exceptional dedication and effort, over time and often behind-the-scenes, to provide exceptional service to AMP and its membership. In addition, the Recipient generally also provides especially notable service to the molecular pathology profession. The award is not necessarily given annually, but only when it is determined that service exists that warrants this special recognition. More than one recipient may be acknowledged if warranted.
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  • International Membership Grant
    The AMP International Membership Grant is awarded each year to up to 5 non-U.S. laboratory professionals who would not otherwise have access to AMP services and activities due to limited financial resources in the applicant's local environment. Recipients of this grant will receive AMP membership for one calendar year as a Regular member and online access to AMP's journal, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.
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  • International Trainee Travel Award
    The AMP International Trainee Travel Award provides travel assistance to the AMP Annual Meeting to selected international AMP member trainees (Residents, Fellows, and Students) residing and employed outside the United States who do not receive travel support from their institutions.
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  • Technologist Award
    AMP honors the three best posters submitted by AMP member non-doctoral technologists or medical technologists with the Technologist Award.
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  • Technologist Travel Award
    The AMP Technologist Travel Award provides travel assistance to the Annual Meeting & Expo to selected AMP member technologists who do not receive travel support from their institutions.
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  • Young Investigator Award
    AMP honors the three best posters submitted by AMP member trainees with the Young Investigator Award.
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  • AMP Global Young Investigator Poster Awards
    The AMP Global Young Investigator Poster Awards recognizes the best abstracts submitted by trainees or early career technicians or laboratory scientists who are first authors and who present outstanding basic or applied research in poster format. This award is only offered for the AMP International meetings.
  • AMP Global Young Investigator Travel Awards
    The AMP Global Young Investigator Travel Awards provide travel assistance to the AMP International meeting to help nurture the next generation of molecular professionals in laboratory medicine. This award is only offered for the AMP International meetings.
  • AMP Global IMPACT Awards
    (International Molecular Pathology Award for Conference Travel)

    The AMP Global International Molecular Pathology Award for Conference Travel Awards are for applicants from lower-middle and low income countries as defined by the World Bank Classifications. This award is only offered for the AMP International meetings.
  • NEW!! AMP 2020 Registration Support Awards
    Recipients will receive complimentary registration in for the AMP 2020 Annual Meeting! The deadline for submission of all applications is September 30, 2020. Awardees will be notified no later than October 15, 2020. Individuals may apply for more than one award, but can only receive one.
     
    • AMP 2020 Registration Support Award for Trainees

      Applicants should use this link to submit a brief application for this award. The application will be judged based, in part, on a brief (≤ 250 word) statement of the applicant’s anticipated professional enrichment resulting from Meeting attendance. Preference will be given to applicants who are AMP members and who have an accepted abstract. Up to 10 recipients will receive complimentary registration to the 2020 AMP Virtual Annual Meeting and Expo.

      To apply, go to the AMP 2020 Registration Support Award for Trainees Application Site.

    • AMP 2020 Registration Support Award for Technologists

      Applicants should use this link to submit a brief application for this award. The application will be judged based, in part, on a brief (≤ 250 word) statement describing the applicant’s need and the expected benefit(s) from attending this Meeting. AMP membership and abstract submission are preferred but not required to recieve this award. Up to 10 recipients will be selected to receive complimentary registration to the 2020 AMP Virtual Annual Meeting and Expo.

      To apply, go to the AMP 2020 Registration Support Award for Technologists Application Site.

    • AMP 2020 Registration Support Award for Individuals Underrepresented in Medicine

      This year AMP is pleased to have a number of Registration Support awards for individuals that are underrepresented in medicine in the United States. Per the Association of American Medical Colleges, these individuals will be from "...racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in the general population." AMP will consider applications from individuals working in the field of molecular medicine who identify as African Americans and/or Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American (American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians), Pacific Islander, and mainland Puerto Rican.  

      Applicants should use this link to submit a brief application for this award. The application will be judged based, in part, on a brief (≤ 250 word) statement describing the applicant’s need and the expected benefit(s) from attending this meeting. AMP membership and abstract submission are not required for this award. Up to 10 recipients will be selected to receive complimentary registration to the 2020 AMP Virtual Annual Meeting and Expo.

      To apply, go to the AMP 2020 Registration Support Award for Individuals Underrepresented in Medicine Site.

    • AMP 2020 Registration Support Award for Residents of Lower-middle- and Lower-income countries

      Applicants who reside in lower-middle and lower income countries as defined by World Bank Classifications should use this link to submit a brief application for this award. The application will be judged based, in part, on a brief (≤ 250 word) statement of the applicant’s need and expected benefit(s) of Meeting attendance. Preference will be given to applicants who are AMP members. Up to 10 recipients will receive complimentary registration to the 2020 AMP Virtual Annual Meeting and Expo.

      To apply, go to the AMP 2020 Registration Support Award for Residents of Lower-middle- and Lower-income Countries Application Site.

       

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