Eight U of L doctors earn entry into prestigious academic society
Eight members of the University of Louisville Department of Medicine have been accepted for membership in the prestigious Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, a regional academic society dedicated to the advancement of medical research.
The group is also committed to encouraging students, residents and fellows to enter academic medicine and to support junior faculty success in clinical investigation.
"The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation has a long tradition – dating back to 1946 – and we're thrilled that all of the U of L candidates who submitted applications for membership were accepted this year," Dr. Jesse Roman, Chairman of the Department of Medicine at U of L said.
"Membership into the society is an honor that is conferred after the council considers candidates' nomination letters, CVs and other documents, so this speaks to these individuals' accomplishments, research productivity, leadership and other important criteria."
The eight U of L faculty members are:
U of L had the highest number of submissions this year of any institution. The society has just started a mentor program designed to assist junior faculty members in finding advisers in their areas of interest; it also hosts an annual meeting each year.
This year's meeting will be held next month in New Orleans.