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ASPEN20 Professional Development Grants

The following grants are made available to prospective ASPEN20 attendees to cover participation costs for the conference and provide networking and educational opportunities that clinicians may not have access to without them. The application period has now closed for the 2020 Professional Development Grants.

Questions regarding professional development grants? Contact Valerie Mickiewicz at [email protected].

Neonatal Fellowship Grant

This travel grant is designed to provide education and training to current Neonatal Fellows. This grant will allow recipients a space to network specifically with peers in their area of practice, to grow their knowledge base, collaborate on research opportunities and increase their awareness of ASPEN and how it might support their practice and careers.

2020 Grant Recipients: 

  • Naisha Chokshi, MD, Michigan State University
  • Lindsay Fleig, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Audrey Miller, MD, West Virginia University
  • Amy Pham, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Amy Sloane, MD, Thomas Jefferson University/Nemours
  • Bryan Williams, DO, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

     

    Funding will be used to cover the following expenses for the awardees:

    1. Three nights lodging at the headquarters hotel
    2. $500 towards other travel expenses
    3. Waived registration fee
    4. Invitation to the President’s Reception
    5. Recognition at the Neonatal Section Forum 

    Eligibility: to be eligible for the Neonatal Fellowship Grant, applicants must:

    • Be a US-based Neonatal Fellow at time of the annual meeting
    • Complete the application by December 16, 2019
    • Agree to prepare a 3-5 minute presentation of their ASPEN conference experience and be willing to be recorded for internal ASPEN use 

    Sponsored by:

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    Pharmacy Resident Professional Development Grant

    This professional development grant is offered to pharmacy residents interested in enhancing their nutrition education. This grant is designed to provide pharmacy residents a space to network with peers in this area of practice, to grow their knowledge base and collaborate on research opportunities. 

    2020 Grant Recipients:

    • Amir Ali, PharmD, Kaiser Permanente
    • Kelsey Beatrous, PharmD, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • Hayley Brazeale, PharmD, Houston Methodist Hospital
    • Kathryn Campf, PharmD, The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
    • Clare Dyczkowski, PharmD, RPh, RDN, CNSC, Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital
    • Nicholas Franz, PharmD, Michigan Medicine
    • Kayla Huebner, PharmD, Children’s Minnesota
    • Kimberly Johnstone, PharmD, St Louis Children’s Hospital
    • David Li, PharmD, University of Kentucky Healthcare
    • Emma Wysocki, PharmD, CNSC, Nationwide Children’s Hospital


    Funding will be used to cover the following expenses for the awardees:

    1. $900 towards travel expenses
    2. Waived student registration fee
    3. Recognition at the Pharmacy Practice Section Forum
    4. Conference mentorship by an ASPEN Pharmacy Practice Section member
    5. ASPEN student membership for 1 year
    6. Membership within the ASPEN Student and Pharmacy Practice sections

    Eligibility: to be eligible for the Pharmacy Resident Professional Development Grant, applicants must:

    • Be a US-based pharmacy resident at time of the annual meeting
    • Complete the application by December 16, 2019
    • Agree to prepare a 3-5 minute presentation of their ASPEN conference experience and be willing to be recorded for internal ASPEN use

    Sponsored by:
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    Moog Infinity Enteral Travel Grant

    This travel grant is created to enhance nurse and dietitian education. Grantees are awarded support to travel to the ASPEN 2020 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference, with the hope that they will return richer in their understanding of enteral nutrition.

    2020 Grant Recipient:

    • Andrea Spangler, M.Ed, RD, CSP, Children’s Hospital of Richmond, VA


    Funding consists of a $1,000 sum for the awardee to use as they see fit to cover expenses of the conference such as registration, hotel, travel, or meal expenses. 

    Eligibility: to be eligible for the Moog Infinity Travel Grant, applicants must:

    • Be a practicing RD or RN who is a member of ASPEN
    • Currently working with enteral nutrition support patient either in the acute, home or alternate site care setting
    • Complete the application by December 16, 2019
    • Agree to prepare a 3-5 minute presentation of their ASPEN conference experience and be willing to be recorded for internal Moog and ASPEN use

    Sponsored by:

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