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Soliciting Candidates for the Pathologists in Training Best Abstract Awards

The RPS Nominating and Awards Committee is soliciting candidates for the Pathologists in Training Best Abstract Awards, to given to 3 students, residents or fellows who are first authors on a platform or poster abstract to be presented at this year’s USCAP meeting, or which was presented at the October 2018 ASN annual meeting. The nominator must be an RPS member in good standing and from the same institution as the nominee, but not necessarily a coauthor on the abstract.

Please submit a copy of the abstract, the name of the candidate and their training status to the Chair of the Nominations and Awards Committee, at jpullman@montefiore.org. Nominations will be accepted through January 25, 2019.

The awards, a $250 check and a certificate, will be presented at the RPS companion meeting at USCAP in March.

A list of previous recipients may be found on the RPS website, under Services/awards.

Soliciting nominations for the

Gloria Gallo Research

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The society was initiated by a group of renal pathologists (Jay Bernstein, P. Burkholder, J. Churg, R. Cotran, F. Cuppage, D. Jones, M. Kashgarian, J. Kissane, K. Mostofi, and G. Striker), acting in large measure at the instigation of Conrad Pirani who served as acting chairman.

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The Renal Pathology Society (RPS) is a nonprofit organization committed to improvement and dissemination of knowledge regarding the pathology and pathophysiology of renal disease.

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    RPS website, with regular updates, announcement of meetings and Renal Pathology events around the world, fellowships and grants, job postings.
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  • Applications for Fellowship and Awards.

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  • Various RPS committees.
  • Full voting privileges for election of officers and RPS issues.
  • RPS surveys.
  • RPS Satellite meetings in various countries – in conjunction with major Pathology or Nephrology Congresses around the world.
  • RPS sponsored sessions at various meetings as invited speakers.
  • International consensus meetings and multicenter collaborative research initiatives.
  • RPS business meetings and receptions at the ASN and USCAP venues.

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About the Association

The RPS promotes excellence in diagnosis, fosters basic, clinical and translational research, encourages training and education in renal disease, sponsors US based and international conferences and symposia, and brings news and updates pertaining to renal pathology to its members around the world.


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Carmen Avila-Casado, MD, PhD.

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Carla Ellis, MD, MS.

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