To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), we are counting down the top 40 ways that the ASBMR helps you in your career! Stay tuned to e-News and on social media throughout the year to see the complete top 40 list!
#1 - Be a part of a global research community that allows you to connect with and learn from a wide variety of professionals with different research focuses and practicing in various research disciplines to continue advancing the science in bone and mineral research
#2 - Stay updated on the latest news and get more timely access to research through ASBMR social media channels - Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
#3 - Benefit from ASBMR's advocacy efforts to protect and advance the bone and mineral field with multiple government organizations.
#4 - Get involved in ASBMR and make an impact by volunteering on ASBMR committees, task forces, and review groups.
#5 - Did you hear about ASBMR's Capitol Hill Day? Advocacy efforts such as the Hill Day help dedicated ASBMR members meet with elected officials to protect and strengthen the field.
#6 - Access the latest JBMR research online before it's published in print!
#7 - Gain free access to the Education Resource Center to find a wealth of Annual Meeting abstracts, webinars and more.
#8 - Join the ASBMR and 36 other organizations in the Call to Action to address the crisis in the treatment of osteoporosis.
#9 - The ASBMR Rising Star Awards provide support to promising young scientists and physician-scientists to become independent investigators.
#10 - The ASBMR Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Award supports young investigator participation in the ORS Musculoskeletal Biology Workshop at Sun Valley by providing the opportunity for presentation of their research.
#11 - Submit your research to JBMR Plus, ASBMR's new online-only open access journal.
#12 - The ASBMR Young Investigator Awards for the European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) Ph.D. Training Course support registration and travel to attend the ECTS Ph.D. Training Course.
#13 - Free access to the ASBMR Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism.
#14 - Create exposure for your research by submitting an abstract to present at the ASBMR Annual Meeting.
#15 - Ability to apply for or nominate colleagues for ASBMR awards and travel grants.
#16 - Receive a free monthly subscription to the Journal for Bone and Mineral Research (JBMR) with your ASBMR membership.
#17 - Recognition of your scientific achievements through ASBMR awards & travel grants.
#18 - Deep discounts on registration fees for the ASBMR Annual Meeting!
#19 - Free access to the latest updates and news in the bone and mineral research field through the ASBMR e-News Weekly.
#20 - Representation with partnering organizations including: International Federation of Musculoskeletal Research Societies (IFMRS), National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA), Federation of American Societies in Experimental Biology (FASEB), US Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI), and Research!America.
#21 - In-depth educational opportunities at the annual ASBMR Pre-Meeting Symposium focusing on specific topics relating to bone health.
#22 - Access to a global network of bone and mineral researchers to collaborate with across continents.
#23 - Find career opportunities through the ASBMR Career Center and job board at the ASBMR Annual Meeting.
#24 - Honor your mentors and colleagues by contributing to the ASBMR Fund for Research and Education.
#25 - Gain access to publications and reports from ASBMR Task Forces.
#26 - Exposure for women in STEM through the efforts of the ASBMR Women in Bone and Mineral Research Committee.
#27 - The Phoebe Leboy Award provides a woman early career investigator from a developing country travel funding and registration to attend and present her research at the ASBMR Annual Meeting.
#28 - Get recognition in your career by being nominated for an ASBMR Esteemed Award.
#29 - Benefit from ASBMR’s close communication with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), benefit and further the bone and mineral research field for all scientists and clinicians.
#30 - The ASBMR Rising Star Award grants additional funding for your ongoing projects.
#31 - The Robert Heaney Nutritional Abstract Award recognizes the top nutritional research by early career investigators and provides travel funding to attend and present their research at the ASBMR Annual Meeting.
#32 - Receive practical in-depth skill training with the ASBMR Hands-On Workshops held at the ASBMR Annual Meeting.
#33 - Meet with dozens of vendors in the field all in one location at the ASBMR Annual Meeting.
#34 - Young investigators can receive travel grants awarded through the ASBMR Fund for Research and Education.
#35 - Be a part of the organization working to close the treatment gap for patients that need treatment for osteoporosis.
#36 - First-time authors can apply for an ASBMR Raisz-Drezner Journal of Bone and Mineral Research (JBMR®) First Paper Award.
#37 - The John Haddad Young Investigator Awards support young investigator participation in the Advances in Mineral Metabolism (AIMM) Meeting in Snowmass, Colorado.
#38 - The Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Award supports young investigator participation in the Sun Valley Meeting by providing the opportunity for presentation of their research. (Submissions open in March.)
#39 - Be a part of a global research community that allows you to connect with and learn from other professionals focused on different research and research disciplines to advance the science in bone and mineral research.
#40 - Access funding for your research through grant opportunities worldwide compiled for you by ASBMR.