Each September, the editorial board of The American Journal of Human Genetics selects two trainee-authored articles published in AJHG in the previous year that best represent outstanding scientific contributions to the field of human genetics. Two AJHG Awards for Outstanding Trainee Publication will be given annually, with a monetary award of $1,000 and a certificate presented to the recipients at the Annual Meeting. Formerly known as the AJHG C.W. Cotterman Award.
To be awarded the AJHG Award for Outstanding Trainee Publication, nominees must:
- Have published a paper in AJHG in the last year as first author
- Be a pre- or post- doctoral trainee
- Be an ASHG member