2019 Lefcourt Award
Florence Lefcourt Endoscopy Research AwardDeadline for Applications: December 14, 2018 by 6:00 pm EST
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.
ObjectiveTo foster research in gastrointestinal endoscopy and to honor Florence Lefcourt who served for many years as NYSGE’s first Executive Director.
DescriptionThe 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.
EligibilityCandidate 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.
ApplicationNYSGE and ASGE require electronic submission. Applications must be submitted as a single PDF document via email to both firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. If you experience problems or have questions, please contact both firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
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DeadlineThe deadline for applications is Friday, December 14, 2018 by 6:00 pm EST.
Lefcourt Award Recipients2018 Endoscopic Research
Peter J. Liang, MD, MPH
VA NY Harbor Manhattan Medical Center
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