In order to promote, integrate and disseminate research in various Medical fields, some awards have been decided by AMU (Association for Medical Updates) to be presented during the Annual Conference every year.
This is the highest award bestowed by AMU in recognition of a scientist’s significant research, education, and service contributions to society. The work must have been done primarily in India. The award will be open to a person in the age group of 50-65 years (as on date of announcement), a citizen of India with the significant accomplishments as documented by the track-record of scientific achievements in addition to contribution in medical science. The award would carry a plaque/shawl, a certificate of honour and a medal. The nominee should have attended at least two AMU conferences in last 3 years. The applicant would provide a completed data sheet along with documents of proof attached (soft copy would be acceptable), and a brief note on:
The selected candidate would be informed and specially invited through a ‘Letter of Invitation’ from the President of AMU. The awardee would be required to make an oration of 5 minutes duration in a ‘Special session’ to be scheduled preferably on the first day of the conference (AMUCON) (generally before lunch) to be chaired/co-chaired by President and Secretary-AMU. A stalwart in Medical science / prominent personality of AMU/President-AMU would confer the award after the oration and Secretary-AMU would read a ‘citation’ in favour of the awardee giving details of his/her achievements
The travel ticket (by economy class cheapest air-fare/2nd AC train fare/EC shatabdi fare) to the Senior Scientist Awardee will be sent/reimbursed by the AMU for attending the award ceremony, while a ‘Free local hospitality including accommodation and registration’ to be extended by the organizers of AMUCON of that year
The award is to recognize the outstanding contributions of a mid-career scientist between the age group of 35-50 years (as on the date of announcement of award that year) in basic and applied research in medicine and medical education. The work must have been done entirely in India. The nominee should be an AMU life member for at least 2 years and should have attended at least one AMU conferences in last 3 years. The award would carry a cash a certificate of honor and a medal. The applicant/nominee should provide a completed data-sheet with documents of proof attached, and a brief note of:
The President-AMU will invite the Mid-career awardee through a ‘Letter of Invitation’. The awardee would be required to make a (5+3 minutes) presentation of his/her work open to question/answers by the audience in a special session to be chaired/co-chaired by Two Vice-Presidents of AMU / prominent personality of AMU. The award will be presented by a senior member /dignitary/Vice Presidents after the oration.
The travel expenses by 2nd-AC/Shatabdi-EC/equivalent would be reimbursed by AMU. The organizers of AMUCON that year to extend ‘Complementary’ local hospitality including accommodation and registration to the mid-career awarde
For any paper to be considered for an award, it shall be necessary for the author to upload abstract of the paper, by a date determined by the Chairman, Awards Committee.