Young Investigator Award



Elsevier Young Investigator Award

The EAPM young investigator award, sponsored by Elsevier

Under the auspices of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine (EAPM), Elsevier has established a scientific award for young investigators in field of psychosomatic medicine, consultation-liaison psychiatry and integrated care.


An award to the amount of €1,000.00 will be presented at the annual conference of the EAPM. The forthcoming conference will be on 8-11 June 2022 in Vienna, Austria. The awardee is expected to make a short presentation of his work at the conference. Travel cost up to €500.00 and registration are being paid for by the EAPM. On top of all, the awardee receives a one-year free EAPM membership.


In order to be eligible for the award, the applicant should:

  • be a young investigator, no more than 7 years beyond completion of training

or highest degree.

  • have an original manuscript of a study in the field of psychosomatic

medicine, consultation-liaison psychiatry or integrated care accepted by or

submitted to the Journal of Psychosomatic Research between 1 April 2021 and 1 March 2022 of which the applicant is the principal investigator and/or first


Application procedure

The applicant should send an email to the editorial office of the Journal of

Psychosomatic Research, with the following content:

  • a cover letter from the candidate stating his/her interest in the competition.
  • a brief curriculum vitae (not more than one page)
  • a copy and/or reference number of the manuscript submitted or accepted for

publication from 1 April 2021 and 1 March 2022.

Eligible manuscripts will be reviewed by the jury, consisting of the Editors-in-Chief

of the Journal and a representative of the Executive Board of the EAPM.


  • apart from regular peer review, manuscripts will be judged based on

scientific soundness, clinical relevance and originality.


Please e-mail the editorial office at ( ) if you have already submitted a paper and would still like to apply for the award. Deadline of application: 10th March 2022.

Information on how to apply can also be found here.

Find out more at the website of Elsevier, publisher of the Journal of Psychosomatic Research.