SDBP RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM APPLICATION
The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) is proud to announce that we again will be selecting qualified applicants for the Research Scholars Symposium at the Fall 2021 Annual Meeting. The SDBP Research Scholars Symposium is focused on fostering high quality developmental and behavioral research through this intensive "research in progress" program. The Symposium is led by interprofessional, senior SDBP leadership and key components include review of research proposals in small groups, presentations of methodology for developing projects, lectures, panel discussions, and opportunities for networking.
Deadline: Wednesday, June, 16, 2021 at 5pm eastern
Target audience: Trainees and early career professionals with a strong interest in building research skills. We strongly encourage applications by all DBP fellows, as this program has been developed to provide additional support and mentorship beyond that provided through DBP fellowship programs.
Eligibility: Trainees (i.e., clinical fellows, postdoctoral fellows, pre-doctoral, advanced graduate students (Master's degrees or higher) and junior faculty (who have completed training within 5 years), in any relevant field, including developmental-behavioral pediatrics, other pediatric fields (e.g., general pediatrics, adolescent medicine, child abuse pediatrics), child and adolescent psychiatry, clinical psychology, developmental psychology, other psychology fields, and nurse practitioner professions. If you are not in one of these categories or fields and interested in applying, please contact us to determine eligibility.
This year's Symposium will tentatively take place on October 21 and 22, 2021 in Austin, Texas just prior to the SDBP Annual Meeting. Please note: SDBP is currently planning an in-person meeting in Austin, TX (with possible virtual and hybrid components). We will continue to monitor the safety of holding an in-person meeting and will keep those applicants who are accepted notified of specifics as we get closer.
SDBP will accept between 15-20 Research Scholars into this program. Scholars will have the opportunity to:
Admission to the Symposium will be competitive, based on a formal application and review process. Applicants who are selected to participate will attend the SDBP Research Scholars Symposium, free of charge, AND lodging will be provided, covering the 2 nights (2 fellow scholars sharing per room). Please note: Scholars from the 2020 Symposium are permitted to reapply for the 2021 Research Scholars Symposium, however, no hotel lodging assistance will be provided.
As a requirement of the program, attendees must be current members in good standing of SDBP (current 2021 members) and must register and attend the Annual Meeting. Accepted Scholars will be able to register and pay the fellow/trainee registration rate for the meeting.
Scholars will be assigned to tables that include 2-3 mentors. Each scholar will be expected to present their project to their table and should be prepared to critique and offer feedback to their peers on their research in progress. (Abstracts will be sent in advance of the meeting).
Applications must include the following items:
Candidates must submit completed applications via the online submission program by Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 5pm eastern.
Important: If you have submitted an abstract to the SDBP Annual Meeting, this does NOT preclude you from applying to the SDBP Research Scholars Symposium, which will undergo a separate submission process as outlined on this application. .