Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion

Applications for November 2021 Symposium are being accepted now thru August 31, 2021

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 present during the BEST Virtual 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 must be submitted by Tuesday, 31 August 2021 at 17:00 Pacific Time, with the decision to be announced in mid-September. 

The award recipient will present a lecture either during our BEST 30th Anniversary Seminar on Saturday, 06 November 2021. The lecture should be no more than 30 minutes, followed by 10-15 minutes of question & answer.

The award recipient will be invited to attend the entire BEST Meeting to be held on 13-14 October 2021. BEST will provide a $500 honorarium and up to $1000 stipend toward travel expenses to the BEST Meeting in Los Angeles.