Tom Bergan

This ISAC grant was established in memory of Tom Bergan (President 1997-2001; Secretary-General 1989-1997; Executive Member 1985-1989), who passed away in 2001. Tom Bergan contributed greatly to the society, especially in spearheading the establishment of the first official society journal, International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents.

The two highest scoring abstracts submitted from countries with limited resources via ISAC's Young Investigator Travel Award application process will be awarded the Tom Bergan Memorial Award and the John David Williams Memorial Award in memory of two former Presidents of ISAC.

 2022 Awardee 

 

Hind Kadri

Senior Fellow, Infectious Diseases, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon


Abstract

Open-access antibiotic treatment-guide: developing a consensus pathogen-directed treatment guideline for use in resource-constrained settings

Future Grants

Applications for the next Tom Bergan awardee are open - submit your application for an ISAC Young Investigator Award to be eligible.

Each successful awardee will be given a grant to use toward the cost of their travel / accommodation to attend the 33rd ICC in Istanbul in 2024.  The two highest scoring abstracts submitted via the ISAC Young Investigator Travel Award application process from countries with limited resources will be awarded the Tom Bergan Memorial Award and the John David Williams Memorial Award.

Nomination Procedure

Applications are invited from members of ISAC Member Societies who are under the age of 35 at the time of the Congress. Applicants must be the presenting author. Applications will be invited when abstract submission opens.
Once you have submitted your abstract, please provide the following:
• A letter of application
• A copy of your abstract(s) and abstract number(s)
• Proof of membership status; letter or email from Member Society President/Secretariat
• A short CV
• A copy of your passport
The above should be sent electronically to the ISAC Secretariat (secretariat@ISAC.world). Successful applicants will be notified as soon after the deadline as possible.