IRACON - 2017

Awards and Orations

The IRA gives orations and awards at its annual conference. The following is the list of orations and the last date for applications is August 15,2017. All applications have to be sent to Secretary, IRA.

IRA ORATION

This oration is in recognition of ones contribution to the field of Rheumatology in India. It includes a medal and return economy-class air fare. The applicant should be a continuous member of IRA for 10 years and should not have received any Oration EXCEPT Zydus oration in the past. The application should be accompanied with curriculum vitae and one page write up on the applicants contribution to rheumatology

ZYDUS ORATION

This oration is in recognition of one’s scientific contribution to the field of Rheumatology. It includes a medal and a certificate. The applicant should be a continuous member of IRA for 5 years and should not have received any oration in the past. The applications should be accompanied with the curriculum vitae and reprints of five best papers

KOLKON-2000 ORATION

Instituted by West Bengal Chapter of IRA, it includes a medal and economy class air fare. It is in recognition of overall contribution to Rheumatology in India, particularly to propagate Rheumatology by way of public lectures, publishing articles related to patient education and awareness programs, conducting CME programs, enrolment of members etc. Applicant must be an IRA member for 10 years and should not have received any other oration of IRA EXCEPT Zydus oration in the past. The application should be accompanied with curriculum vitae and one page write up on the applicants contribution to rheumatology

DR MN PASSEY AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICES

To be awarded to the senior members of IRA for their contribution to Rheumatology in India, it carries an award certificate, Medal and Rs 15,000/- to be presented to the recipient during Inaugural Ceremony of IRACON. There is no formal application for this award. Members of the IRA may nominate eminent persons for this award. Nominations should be received by the last date

Young Investigator Awards

These awards are for young investigators (< 40 years of age) who present their original work as poster or oral paper. There are 5 awards, one each for:

  • Best oral Paper (Clinical)
  • Best oral Paper (Basic Sciences)
  • Best Poster (clinical)
  • Best Poster (basic sciences)
  • Best Overseas original work

Please indicate at the time of abstract submission, if you want to be considered for these.