Call For PCDE Rising Star Award

The organizing committee of the 16th International Primary Care Diabetes Europe Conference would like to invite you to nominate a candidate for the Rising Star award.

If you previously nominated a candidate for the original 16th International Primary Care Diabetes Europe Conference that did not take place in 2020, and you wish to second that candidate, then please nominate him/her again, with updated details.

The winner of the Rising Star award will have the opportunity to share her/his research findings in the “Rising Star” session at the 16th International Primary Care Diabetes Europe Conference, taking place on 26-28 May 2022 at Hotel Barceló Sants in Barcelona.

The Rising Star jury is composed of a panel of three: two independent members and a PCDE board member.

The criteria for nomination of candidates are:
• Nomination by a senior academic or organization (promoter)
• Age 45 years and below
• At least 5 years experience in*;
o primary care oriented clinical research
o clinical work as a primary care professional (e.g. physician, nurse, dietitian, 
psychologist, pharmacist)
• To have finished (or due to finish within one year) a PhD or similar dissertation
• At least two publications in peer reviewed journals

* a combination of both criteria would strengthen the application

The documents to be submitted for the nomination procedure are:
• Letter(s) of recommendation/supporting letter(s) by promoter(s)
• Curriculum vitae of the candidate (including a full list of publications and relevant research activities)
• Two full text publications in peer reviewed journals by the candidate (optional)
• Motivation letter of the candidate (optional).

Deadline for submission
The documents for nomination should be submitted before March 15th and can be sent to


The winner will be invited as a speaker to the conference.
PCDE will take care of his/her travel arrangements (registration fee, economy flight and accomodation).

This article was published under the category News on 11/02/2022 10:00.