DeCherney-Nezhat REI Fellows Traveling Scholars Award in Reproductive Surgery

The objective of this award is to expand the educational and networking opportunities for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) Fellows with a clinical and research focus on reproductive surgery. This awardee must have a thesis that requires in depth exploration of a surgical topic. Individuals must choose the “Surgery” category when submitting.  This award provides support for attendance at the ASRM Scientific Congress and Expo. One awardee chosen each year.


  • Registration fee waived for the ASRM 2023 Scientific Congress & Expo, 2023 SRS Postgraduate course, and one 2023 Roundtable Luncheon
  • One year membership in ASRM and SRS
  • Private meeting with reproductive medicine and surgery leaders at the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo
  • A certificate of recognition.
  • Travel and lodging funded to attend the ASRM 2023 Scientific Congress & Expo (up to $2,350 in travel expenses reimbursed).

Applicants Must:

  • be trainees a Fellow in an approved REI training program who has a thesis with a reproductive surgery theme and be in their senior year of Fellowship when attending the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo.
  • submit their application between February 15 and April 26, 2023.
  • be the first author of the submitted abstract
  • submit only one abstract for this award.
  • select the DeCherney-Nezhat REI Fellows Traveling Scholar Award in Reproductive Surgery on the award page during abstract submission.
  • attend the SRS postgraduate course and all assigned sessions on each day of the ASRM Scientific Congress to receive travel reimbursement.
  • ensure their availability to participate in the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo in the year they are applying. Failure of an awardee to present the applicant’s abstract or failure of an awardee to attend award designated activities without a legitimate medical excuse may result in penalties to the awardee, including denial of travel reimbursement to the awardee and/or denial of abstract submissions from the trainee’s program for a period of two years.
  • provide the required documentation below to Megan Miller by April 26, 2023:
    • application form
    • applicant’s curriculum vitae
    • statement of career goal
    • letter of recommendation from the applicant’s mentor.
    • copy of the submitted abstract printed from the “Review and Submit” page from the abstract submission system portal.

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