Congratulations to the 2021 Thomas C. Chalmers Student Scholarship Recipients!
Department of Biostatistics
University of Washington
Title: Stratified randomization for platform trials with differing experimental arm (See Recipient Archive tab for full abstract)
Department of Biostatistics
Boston University School of Public Health
Title: Bayesian multivariate network meta-analysis for the difference in restricted mean survival times (See Recipient Archive tab for full abstract)
Dept of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Title: Covariate adjustment in subgroup analyses of randomized clinical trials: A propensity score approach (See Recipient Archive tab for full abstract)
Who is Eligible
Students currently enrolled in a graduate degree program (Masters, PhD, or DrPH) of an accredited college or university, or post-doctoral fellows (2 years from completing their PhD/DrPH). Previous finalists are not eligible.
Appropriate topics for Submission
All clinical trial-related issues such as study design and data analysis methods; meta-analysis; medical, ethical or legal issues; data entry, management, and computing as it relates to clinical trials; review of the results or methods of a class of trials; or scholarship in the history of clinical trials. Important papers illustrating applications are particularly encouraged.
Appropriate Topics for Submission
All clinical trial-related issues including (but not restricted to) study design and data analysis methods; meta-analysis; medical, ethical or legal issues in clinical trials; diversity and inclusion in clinical trials; data entry, management, monitoring, sharing, informatics, software development, and computing as it relates to clinical trials; review of the results or methods of a class of trials; or scholarship in the history of clinical trials. Important papers illustrating applications of novel methodology in clinical trials are particularly encouraged.
Applicant must be first author on manuscript.
At the time of submission, the manuscript should not be published or accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.
Applicant must be willing to attend the SCT meeting in San Diego (May 15-18, 2022) to present the paper if selected as a finalist.
Submissions Should Include
An abstract of maximum 500 words.
A short manuscript of maximum 3500 words, not including title, author names, tables/figures or bibliography; the total number of figures and tables is limited to 4.
A letter from the student's advisor/mentor or department chair confirming status as a student enrolled in a graduate degree program or post-doctoral fellow at the time of submission.
The manuscript and letter should be uploaded as a single (zipped) file in the submission portal.
You must specify that if your submission is not chosen for this award, you would like it to be considered by the Program Committee for an oral or poster presentation.
How to Apply
Visit the online submission form by clicking here, then click Contributed Sessions.
NOTE: Each candidate can only submit one entry.
However, candidates can be co-authors (not first author) on other entries.
What the Three Finalists and One Winner Receive:
Three students will be designated Thomas C. Chalmers Student Scholarship Finalists and will receive travel and hotel expenses to present their papers at the SCT meeting in San Diego, CA in May 2022. The three finalists will present their papers at the meeting. The winner will then be selected by the SCT Scholarship Committee and be presented the Thomas C. Chalmers Student Scholarship Award in addition to a $500 cash prize.