Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion
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Applications for the Washington, DC meeting being accepted now thru August 1, 2020

LINK to Online Application Form

The Scott Murphy Memorial Lecture was established in 2007 by the BEST Collaborative in recognition of the tremendous contribution of the late Dr. Scott Murphy, a past chair of the BEST Collaborative, had made to the field of transfusion medicine and to the science of platelet storage. The BEST Collaborative is encouraging junior faculty involved in the broadly understood field of transfusion medicine to apply for this unique award. The recipient of the next award will be invited to Washington, DC to present during the BEST Meeting and to network with our members. A list of prior award recipients and their presentation titles can be found HERE.

Applications with a letter of interest and CV should be submitted via the BEST Web Site HERE.

Applications for the Meeting to be held in Washington, DC September 30 - October 1, 2020, must be submitted by August 1, 2020, with the decision being announced by August 21, 2020. 

The award recipient will present a lecture during lunch on the first day of the BEST Meeting. The lecture should be no more than 30 minutes, followed by 10-15 minutes of question & answer. The award recipient will also be welcome to attend the entire BEST 2-day meeting, and the dinner, with a guest at the dinner if desired. BEST will provide up to $1000 USD toward travel expenses plus a $500 honorarium.