Become a Fellow
The Fellow of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) program recognizes long-term ASBMR members who have made outstanding contributions to the field of bone and mineral science. The program is committed to recognizing the breadth and diversity of the Society’s membership. Preference will be given to individuals who have shown a commitment to ASBMR by having served as a volunteer in the Society or as a Society representative to another organization or initiative. Fellows are nominated by their peers, followed by evaluation and selection by a review committee.
- Be a current Full Member of ASBMR.
- Been a Full Member of ASBMR for at least ten years (does not have to be continuous).
- Demonstrated significant contributions to the field.
- Published at least five articles in JBMR® and/or JBMR® Plus (Annual Meeting abstracts included).
Nominator Eligibility Requirements:
- Nominators may not be affiliated with the nominee’s current institution.
- Nominators must be a current ASBMR Full or Emeritus member.
Award Nomination Form
- One letter of support from nominator – letter should include:
- Description of the nature and extent of professional relationship with nominee.
- Areas in which the nominee has demonstrated significant contributions to the field of bone and mineral research.
- The nominee’s full Curriculum Vitae (CV) – CV should include:
- At least 5 JBMR/JBMR Plus publications (including ASBMR Annual Meeting abstracts).
- List of nominee’s service as an ASBMR volunteer or Society representative to another organization (e.g., Council or Committee Service; abstract, journal, grant or award reviewer; meeting speaker or moderator, Society representative to another organization, etc.).
The nominator is responsible for ensuring that all material is submitted by the deadline. Nominations received after the deadline or incomplete nominations will not be considered. The nomination deadline is March 16, 2018, 11:59 PM EDT.
Completed nominations will be considered by a review committee comprised of six members and chaired by a member of the Membership Engagement and Education Committee (MEEC). The recommended Fellows will be presented to the ASBMR Council at its summer meeting for approval. All Nominees will be contacted immediately following the ASBMR Summer Council Meeting.
How Fellows Are Honored:
- Selected Fellows will receive a plaque and pin and will be acknowledged at the Annual Meeting.
- Short profiles of newly elected Fellows will be published in the ASBMR e-News Weekly during the year the Fellow is elected.
- Full profiles of all Fellows will appear on the ASBMR website.
- Fellows will be invited to the President’s Dessert Reception at the Annual Meeting.
- Fellows may be invited to appear in ASBMR membership marketing efforts including videos and brochures.
- Newly appointed Fellows will enjoy reserved seats at the front of the hall at the session in which they are honored at the ASBMR Annual Meeting.