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ROI Publication Award

Eligibility and Criteria

The ROI Publication Award recognizes the best scientific work in one of the priority areas for radiation oncology that form the ROI’s research agenda: communication, safety and quality, toxicity management, comparative effectiveness and value. Using either qualitative or quantitative techniques, articles may present, analyze, and comment on new data, or may synthesize and analyze data that have already been collected.

  • An article or a collection of articles resulting from a single study in one of ROI’s priority research areas are eligible for the award.
  • Special consideration will be given to articles that produce new insights and have the potential to change current thinking.
  • Articles will be scored on importance of key issue/focus, advancement of knowledge in the field, and new insights.

Award Selection

 
  • Each manuscript is evaluated by at least two qualified ROI reviewers and then considered by the ROI Research Committee and the ROI Board of Trustees to determine the award winner.
  • No individual who is an author on a manuscript submitted for consideration may participate in the selection process for determining the ROI Publication Award.
  • Manuscripts from the same institution or organization will not be evaluated by members of the ROI Board of Trustees or the ROI Research Committee from that institution or organization.

Recognition

The 2018 ROI Publication Award was presented to Amar Kishan, MD, at the ASTRO Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. He received a $5,000 grant to be used on research that is building upon the work in the award-winning manuscript, “Radical Prostatectomy, External Beam Radiotherapy, or External Beam Radiotherapy With Brachytherapy Boost and Disease Progression and Mortality in Patients With Gleason Score 9-10 Prostate Cancer.”

How to Apply

 
  • The call for nominations for the 2019 ROI Publication Award will be released in the spring. 

The ROI launched the Publication Awards program in 2017. Read more about the ROI's inaugural Publication Awards.