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AWARDS, LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES, AND FELLOWSHIPS

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) offers multiple programs to enable members and others in the community to interact, provide leadership, be recognized, and connect with one another. Below is a list of activities, awards, leadership opportunities, and fellowships offered by ASHG.

An ASHG Portal login is required to access the submission webpages for each program. This is the login you used if you have joined/renewed an ASHG membershipClick here to create an ASHG Portal account. Please note: your username is the email address associated with your membership. Upon login, you will be asked to give the submission system permission to access your ASHG account information.

ASHG Board of Directors: Nominations open January 21 - March 10, 2020.
ASHG is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of the President, President-elect, Secretary, Treasurer, the Past President, Executive Director, and other members of the Society, including one trainee member and one early-career member. Board members are elected for a three-year term. ASHG holds an election each year to fill vacating positions. ASHG members are invited to submit nominations for Board candidates. Self-nominations are permitted.

ASHG Committees: Nominations open January 21 - March 10, 2020.
Each year, ASHG members are invited to submit nominations to serve on an ASHG committee. Self-nominations are permitted. Serving on an ASHG Committee is a great way to get involved with Society activities, build your network across institutions and countries, and contribute your expertise to the collective advancement of our field. We are committed to ensuring that the composition of ASHG committees reflects the diversity – scientifically and otherwise – of our membership, and believe that a diverse leadership structure provides the variety of perspectives and ideas needed to develop high-quality programs

ASHG Annual Awards: Nominations open Spring 2020.
Since 1962, ASHG has honored outstanding achievements in the field through its annual awards. ASHG members are invited to nominate their colleagues for these prestigious awards. In addition to monetary prizes, awardees are invited to give a rief presentation at the ASHG Annual Meeting and receive complimentary travel to and registration for the meeting. View the 2019 award recipients. 

Should you have any questions about ASHG's programs, please contact society@ashg.org for assistance.