Outstanding Junior Research Manuscript Award


This award will be given to a junior investigator (Assistant Professor/Instructor or equivalent) who has been first author on an important or interesting peer-reviewed geriatrics research article within the past year. 


This award is targeted to junior investigators who are in the career development stage of their research career. The junior investigator must be first author on an outstanding peer-reviewed geriatrics research journal article. Selection of award winners will be based on the novelty of the work presented; methodological rigor; clarity of presentation; and potential to influence geriatric practice, policy, or future research. Papers that were published between September 1 and August 31 of the year preceding the award presentation are eligible.

Application Process 

Applicants must complete the online nomination form, including submitting a curriculum vitae and a copy of the manuscript. Applications will be reviewed and the awardee selected by the Research Committee of the AGS. 


To recognize this outstanding achievement, the awardee will receive a letter documenting the award and a framed certificate will be presented during the Awards Ceremony at the AGS Annual Scientific Meeting.

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Award Submission

Click here to access the award nomination forms on MyAGSOnline. If you are an AGS member, you must be logged in to your member account. If you are not an AGS member and wish to nominate yourself or someone else for an award, you will be prompted to create an account first.

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