NYSGE | New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy


Florence Lefcourt Award 2018

Florence Lefcourt Endoscopy Research Award

Deadline for Applications: December 15, 2017 by 6:00 pm Eastern

This $20,000 award supports projects related to endoscopy. Candidates who are both NYSGE and ASGE members and currently engaged in a gastroenterology-related endoscopic practice at an academic institution or private practice are eligible to apply. The Florence Lefcourt Endoscopy Research Award is administered by the ASGE Foundation.

Objective
To foster research in gastrointestinal endoscopy and to honor Florence Lefcourt who served for many years as NYSGE’s first Executive Director. 

Description
The New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (NYSGE) and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Foundation are currently accepting applications for the Florence Lefcourt Endoscopy Research Award to support projects related to endoscopy. Such projects may include but are not limited to technical endoscopy research, clinical endoscopy research, outreach or population studies related to endoscopy, and any disease diagnosis or management area that involves endoscopy.

Eligibility
Candidate must be a member of both ASGE and NYSGE, be an MD, DO or have equivalent clinical doctorate degree, and be currently engaged in a gastroenterology-related endoscopic practice at an academic institution or private practice. 

Application
NYSGE and ASGE require electronic submission. Applications must be submitted as a single PDF document via email to both info@nysge.org and grants@asge.org. If you experience problems or have questions, please contact both info@nysge.org and grants@asge.org.

Click Here for the Application Packet

Deadline
The deadline for applications is Friday, December 15, 2017 by 6:00 pm Eastern

Questions?
Contact info@nysge.org
 
Lefcourt Award Recipients

2016 Pubic Education Outreach
Shailja Shah, MD
Mount Sinai Hospital

2015 Endoscopic Research
Robin Mendelsohn, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

2013 Public Education Outreach
Mark Pochapin, MD
New York University Medical Center 

2010 Endoscopic Research
Jenny Sauk, MD
Mount Sinai Hospital
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 

2009 Endoscopic Research
Tamas A. Gonda, MD
Columbia University Medical Center 

2008 Public Education Outreach
Felice Schnoll-Sussman, MD, NYSGEF
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Medical Center