2018 ADI Macknight Awardee, Anne Crecelius2018 Benos Awardee, Patricia Halpin2018 Barger Awardee, Patricia Molina2018 Schmidt-Nielsen Awardee, Merry Lindsey

APS provides awards, refresher courses, mentoring resources, and educational materials to promote continuing professional development for its members and excellence in physiology education for their students. Use the navigation at left to access information on these topics:

  • Professional Awards/Fellowships: APS and its 12 Sections provide numerous graduate student awards for excellence in physiology research, to promote diversity in physiology, and professional development.
  • Career Resources: Challenging and exciting careers don’t just happen. They require planning and research as well as hard work. Keep your career on track by using the career planning resources linked at the APS Career web.
  • Education Projects: In collaboration with numerous organizations and institutions, the APS develops innovative projects to support and promote excellence in science education, physiology research, and career development. These include faculty professional development programs, curriculum development projects, and educational program collaborations. The projects are sponsored by APS and its partnering organizations with additional support from federal agencies and private funders.
  • Learning Resources: Looking for help in teaching physiology concepts? Check out these links to helpful online resources including digital libraries of science resources, scientific societies, and science content updates. APS provides numerous free educational resources through its journals, programs, and digital library. 
  • Outreach Opportunities: APS encourages its members to participate in K-12 outreach. Use these resources to reach out to future physiologists, science educators, and biomedical professionals to pique their interest in science studies and science careers!
  • Web Links: APS is pleased to provide links to other organizations with resources and programs to support undergraduate education, faculty, and students.