Travel Award

AASPP (American Association of SIDS Prevention Physicians) is offering a $1000 new scientist travel award to attend the 2017 AASPP Conference. The Conference is September 27-30 and is being held at the Naples Beach Hotel in Naples, Florida ($145 single/double). The main guest speaker is Dr. Peter Blair from the UK.

This grant will be provided to a PhD in a postdoc fellowship, a physician in fellowship training or someone in their first year of their faculty appointment whose future goals are consistent with AASPP. Along with the grant, one year’s membership to AASPP will be provided. Conference fees will apply. ($225 for nurses & students and $275 for physicians.) If there is someone at your institution who might be interested, have them apply by emailing me at bmcentire@sids.org. They should include their name, degree(s), title, department, institution, city, state and 1-2 paragraphs about their career goals and research and attach a CV. (Previous winners are not eligible.)

The winner is expected to attend and participate in the entire conference. Award application deadline is April 20. Winner will be announced by May 1.


AASPP 2015 Conference Location

This year’s annual conference will be from September 16-19. The conference venue will be in Sanibel Island, FL at the Sundial Resort. Many of our members will remember this beautiful venue from the 2010 conference, though it now has many updates and amenities since then.

Below are some recent photos of the resort.

Sundial Resort

Sundial Resort

Sundial Resort

We hope our members will join us this year!