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Jack Plaschkes Memorial Award

Veröffentlichung: 03.02.2021
Schweiz Ärzteztg. 2021;102(05):175

Jack Plaschkes Memorial Award

The Swiss Paediatric Oncology Group (SPOG) and the Swiss Society of Pediatric Surgery are delighted to open applications for the JACK PLASCHKES Memorial Award 2020/2021 in the amount of CHF 5000.

This prize is intended to promote Clinical and/or Basic Research in the field of Paediatric Oncological Surgery in Switzerland.

We encourage junior colleagues fulfilling the requirements to apply.

Requirements for applicants:

– Paediatric surgeons in training

– Age below 40 years (i.e. born after 1.1.1980)

– Swiss candidate working in a Swiss or foreign academic institution

– Swiss candidate or foreigner working in a Swiss academic institution

– Foreigners working outside Switzerland in collaboration with a Swiss academic institution

Clinical Research or Basic science Projects which are achieved, in process or in project, can be submitted.

Please send the following documents:

– Up-to-date CV

– Cover letter

– Letter of recommendation from a super­visor

– Short summary (max. 4,000 characters) describing the project


Partner Relations partnerrelations[at]

SPOG Coordinating Center 
Effingerstrasse 33, 3008 Bern

before 15 April 2021.

The selected candidate will be awarded during the SPOG Scientific Meeting (4–5 June 2021) in Bern.

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