The AMP International Trainee Travel Award provides travel assistance to the AMP Annual Meeting & Expo for up to three (3) selected international AMP member trainees (Residents, Fellows, and Students) residing and employed outside the United States who do not receive travel support from their institutions.
This travel award is for trainees who reside and work outside the United States is made possible by the Jeffrey A. Kant – AMP Education Fund. The fund was established to honor Jeffrey A. Kant, MD, PhD. Dr. Kant was one of AMP’s founding members, its first President, the first recipient of the AMP Leadership Award, a Chair of the AMP Economic Affairs Committee and held many other leadership roles. As a mentor to many in the field of molecular diagnostics, Dr. Kant valued getting trainees into molecular diagnostics, involved in AMP, and facilitating community among AMP members. His tireless commitment to his profession and to AMP has provided a lasting legacy. The intent of this travel award is to provide the opportunity for trainees who reside and work outside the U.S. to explore and engage more in the field of molecular pathology by attending the AMP Annual Meeting & Expo.