Resident Lectureship Award

About Noah

The Noah Worcester Dermatological Society (Noah) is a unique organization comprised of the most respected and visible thought leaders in dermatology. Since our first annual meeting in 1958, Noah has offered our members and industry benefactors exceptional educational programming and the opportunity for physicians to earn continuing medical education (CME) credit in unparalleled settings. It is also an opportunity for members to teach on a national stage. More than anything else, Noah is a family. The intimate, collegial atmosphere of our Society is unlike that of any other dermatologic group.

The Award

The award recipient will be required to present their submission at the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society Annual Meeting. The scholarship includes a $1,000 stipend to cover the cost of transportation and travel expenses to and from the meeting, complimentary meeting registration, admission to all lectures, invitations to all scheduled Noah social events and dinners, and a standard hotel room for the duration of the conference.

Meeting Date and Location

May 6-10, 2020
Gurney's Resort and Spa
Newport, Rhode Island

Award Criteria

  • Applicants will include a 2-3 minute video of the opening of the presentation submitted as Quicktime or .mov file. Please include the PowerPoint slides to be used during the presentation.Topics could span medical dermatology, surgical, pediatric, or cosmetic dermatology, as well as dermatopathology.
  • The duration of the presentation will be 10 minutes followed by a 5-minute question and answer session.
  • Applicants must be present for the duration of the meeting.
  • Upon completion of the program, participants are required to complete a survey evaluating the program and provide feedback of their experience to the application committee.
  • Applicant will accept to be interviewed for an article to be published on the society website.

Presentation Tips

The best NOAH presentations are entertaining, clinically relevant, and present new diagnostic or therapeutic pearls, tips, or tricks that fill identifiable gaps in dermatologic care. Original research is welcome, but not mandatory. A new way of thinking about a disease or treatment, a novel approach taken by your dermatology department, an approach to achieving a legislative “win,” or a new approach to teledermatology are examples of interesting topics that could be discussed.

Eligibility Requirements

Individuals must be either in their third year of residency or be a post-residency fellow in an accredited dermatology program in the United States or Canada.

Application Timeline

  • Applications submitted on or before January 25, 2020 will be considered for the May 6-10, 2020 meeting.
  • The scholarship committee will make their selection by February 10, 2020
  • The award recipient will be notified by February 15, 2020

Submission Requirements

After completing the online application the following materials must be submitted to the Noah office:

  • Your video presentation and PowerPoint slides
  • Your CV/ Curriculum Vitae (or peer-reviewed publications)
  • A Letter of recommendation (or support) from your program director
  • Conflict of Interest Disclosure

Click here to upload all of your application materials.

Selection Process

The recipient will be selected by the Noah Resident Lectureship Committee and presented to the board for approval. The society will announce its final decision In February of the following year.


If you have any questions or issues submitting your applicaiton and materials, please contact the Noah office by email ( or by phone (317) 257-5907.