2015 APS News Update - Awards Special Edition (November)
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Issue: November 30, 2015
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APS Election Arrives in January 2016

Are you a regular member in good standing? If not, please pay your dues so you can vote in the Society’s 2016 election. Ballots will be distributed in early January, and you will have the opportunity to vote for one individual for president-elect and three individuals for Council. The slate of candidates is:
Dennis Brown
James Hicks   
Eric Delpire
William Jackson
Jennifer Pollock
Willis “Rick” Samson
Michael Sawka
Harold Schultz

Make sure you vote when you receive your ballot. If your institution blocks SurveyMonkey, please let us know as soon as possible so an alternative ballot can be provided.

Nominate Yourself for an APS Committee

Do you want to gain valuable experience and provide service to APS? If so, you should nominate yourself for a committee. Nominations are due by January 16, 2016, for appointments that begin on January 1, 2017.

The committees with vacancies and the responsibilities of members of each committee are outlined on the APS website. 

The Committee on Committees (COC) recently updated the description of the committee nomination process. Diversity is an important component of the selection process so consult your section’s COC representative when nominating yourself for a committee. 

APS Seeking to Hire a Higher Education Program Coordinator

The APS invites applications for a higher education program coordinator, a full-time position in the APS Education Office at the Bethesda, Md., headquarters. The coordinator will organize and implement internally and externally funded higher education projects. 

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As part of our mission to foster education, scientific research and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences, APS hands out more than 100 awards in the field of physiology each year. Deadlines are fast approaching for a number of our awards. Below is a special “Awards Edition” of the News Update that lists all upcoming award deadlines (by career level or APS section affiliation) through the end of April 2016. Follow the links to learn more and apply. For more information on these and other APS Awards, visit the website or email us.

Senior Physiologist
Early Career Professional
Early Career Professional, Postdoctoral Fellow or Medical Resident, Graduate or Medical Student
Postdoctoral Fellow or Medical Resident, Graduate or Medical Student
Graduate or Medical Student
Graduate or Medical Student, Undergraduate
Section Awards
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