Applications for the 2009 Dr. Frank H. Netter Award

The Vesalius Trust for Visual Communication in the Health Sciences is accepting applications for the 2009 Dr. Frank H. Netter Award for Special Contributions to Medical Education. This award is given annually to an individual, institution or company in recognition of the development of visually oriented educational materials that have made a significant contribution to the advancement of education and research in visual communication for the health sciences. There is no application fee. The award includes a plaque, monetary award of US$1,000 and travel expenses (within the USA) to receive the award at the annual meeting of the Association of Medical Illustrators. Past winners have made innovative contributions in healthcare education including anatomical models, books, simulators, videotapes, and interactive learning materials.

Anyone interested in applying for this prestigious award can get an application and additional information on the Vesalius Trust Web site.

Application deadline for the 2009 award is December 5, 2008.