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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Travel award policy and procedure

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine will provide research travel awards to residents/fellows.  The intent of the award is to allow residents/fellows to attend and present their research findings at national conferences.   A resident will only be eligible for one travel award per year and the award will not exceed $1000. 



  • Residents/Fellows requesting the travel award must be in good academic standing within the training program and must be first author on the accepted abstract.
  • There must be a faculty mentor for the research project.
  • Research must be accepted for platform or poster presentation prior to the request.
  • The abstract and acceptance letter must be submitted with the application.
  • Funding must be requested prior to travel.
  • Resident/Fellow must provide detailed itinerary/agenda confirming the travel and presentation dates and time when requesting travel reimbursement.
  • Consideration will be given to the requesting resident/fellow’s prior travel awards and whether the prior work has resulted in publication.
  • Residents/Fellows must be prepared to present their research at the department’s annual research retreat.