Information for Awardees

The following information is provided so that applicants may understand our Post-Award requirements should they be selected for the JCD/GEMSSTAR Award.

Scholar Retreats

JCDA/GEMSSTAR recipients will be invited to participate in all leadership development and networking opportunities offered by the American Geriatrics Society through its Geriatrics-for-Specialists Initiative. These include the U13 Conference series and additional meetings held in conjunction with the AGS Annual Scientific Meeting.

IRB Approval

Please note that funds will be distributed only after appropriate IRB approvals are in place.

Reporting Requirements

Awardees will be required to submit a brief narrative report twice yearly on progress with research and career plans. Sponsoring institutions will be required to provide twice yearly documentation of funds expended.

Program Management

The AGS manages this program in its entirety. This includes coordinating the application and review processes, distribution of funds, and annual auditing of scientific progress and use of funds reports. 

Guidelines for Institutions

Institutions may nominate no more than one candidate in each of the following specialties: anesthesiology, emergency medicine, general surgery, gynecology, ophthalmology, orthopaedic surgery, otolaryngology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, thoracic surgery, or urology.