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Request for Nominations: Herbert W. Nickens Award
Dr. Herbert W. Nickens was the founding vice president of the AAMC’s (Association of American Medical College) Diversity Policy and Programs unit (formerly Division of Community and Minority Programs). His passionate leadership contributed greatly to focusing national attention on the need to support underrepresented minorities in medicine. He believed that a multidisciplinary approach is needed to address inequities in health. As a result, nominees may come from a wide range of fields, including medicine, dentistry, education, law, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and social and behavioral sciences.
The award is given to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to promoting justice in medical education and health care equity in the United States. The recipient receives a $10,000 award and presents the Nickens Lecture at the AAMC Annual Meeting.
The deadline to email your nomination packet is May 2, 2014.
The nomination packet must include:
1. A nomination letter that explains the nominee's qualifications for the award and:
highlights his or her specific work in promoting social justice in medical education and health equities; and
Include brief testimonials that support the nominee's contributions to promoting social justice in medical education and health equities.
Note: The letter must be doubled-spaced with 1” margins and Times New Roman font size 12, and not exceed five (5) pages. The committee will not review additional materials.
2. a current curriculum vitae (CV) for the nominee.
Please email your completed nomination package (in a single file) to Angela Moses at NickensAwards@aamc.org by May 2, 2014. Late nominations will not be considered.
Request for Nominations: David E. Rogers Award
Sponsored by the AAMC and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this award honors David E. Rogers, M.D., a former president of the foundation and an exemplar of academic medicine's commitment to meeting the health care needs of our nation. The award recognizes a medical school faculty member who has made major contributions to improving the health and health care of the American people. The nomination deadline is May 2, 2014.
The Rogers Award, jointly funded by the AAMC and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, honors Dr. David Rogers, a former president of the Foundation and an exemplar of academic medicine's commitment to meeting the health care needs of our country. Throughout his life, Dr. Rogers was a dynamic influence in stimulating programs in medical education and medical care delivery, especially in areas of significant social interest. The Rogers Award is granted annually to a member of a medical school faculty who has made major contributions to improving the health and health care of the American people.
Nominations may be made by any faculty or staff member of a medical school or teaching hospital or by any member of an academic society. The Award is limited to an individual who has spent the majority of his or her career in academic medicine in the United States.
Nominations for the Rogers Award must include:
A statement of evidence in justification of the nomination, not to exceed five pages.
The nominee's curriculum vitae including current address.
Seconding letters of support are not necessary; however, if such letters are solicited, the committee will accept no more than three supporting letters for any nomination.
Presentation of the Rogers Award and a prize of $10,000 will be made at the AAMC annual meeting.
Please send your completed nomination package to Sandra Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please address all questions to:
Association of American Medical Colleges
2450 N Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20037-1127
W. Newton Long Award
Application due March 22, 2014
This award is given to a midwife (CNM/CM) to fund projects which relate to the advancement of midwifery. The following types of activities may be eligible for this award: Advancement of midwifery clinical skills; advancement of midwifery through research and/or the dissemination of midwifery research; promotion of professional midwifery; presentations at medical or midwifery conferences; establishment of new midwifery practices/services; and/or study of different aspects of midwifery practice in the U.S. and abroad.
Offered by the American College of Nurse-Midwives Foundation. All submissions are accepted electronically at email@example.com.
American College Health Foundation Student Health 101 Award
The American College Health Foundation’s Student Health 101 Award was established to support creative efforts to improve and promote projects in health promotion on college campuses that have measurable results.
The college environment is an important place and opportunity to engage young adults and influence them to establish life-long healthy habits, while avoiding behaviors with adverse consequences. Health promotion delivered in creative ways with measurable outcomes is an invaluable tool. The Student-Health 101 Award is designed to fund the development of a creative initiative that involves student peers in an effort to promote healthy behaviors.
Only campus health professionals who are American College Health Association Individual Members or employed at an ACHA Member Institution are eligible to apply. If an applicant is not an Individual Member but is employed at a Member Institution, the institution’s representative individual member (RMI) must also sign the application. An ACHA Membership Number must be included on the application form. At least one person signing the application must be an ACHA member or RMI.
The deadline for applications for the 2014 - 2015 school year is January 31, 2014. All applications must be received or postmarked by the deadline date. Award recipient(s) will be announced at the 2014 ACHA Annual Meeting scheduled for May 27 – May 31, in San Antonio, Texas.
Stephan D. Weiss Student Mental Health Award
The American College Health Foundation’s Stephan D. Weiss, PhD, Mental Health Fund for Higher Education was established in December 2010, to support efforts to promote and improve the quality of mental health care to college students. With growing national concerns regarding the prevalence and complexity of mental and behavioral health issues among college students and the negative impact these disorders have on the health and safety of higher education communities, student retention, student learning/academic progress, and the human potential of students, the Weiss Fund is providing support for an award to be available annually.
This award is sponsored by the Stephan D. Weiss Foundation and the Weiss Fund of the American College Health Foundation. It offers a $2500 award to promote and improve the quality of mental health support for college students. The Weiss Award is intended to encourage the development of creative initiatives that will enhance mental health service delivery to students through an innovative program which could be replicated at other colleges or universities. This award will support program development that can demonstrate measurable success in student retention for those whose mental health problems might otherwise compromise the quality of their college experience and jeopardize the likelihood of their graduation.
Funding for the Weiss Award will be available annually to applicants enrolled at ACHA Member Institutions. The recipient should offer a project that is creative in its scope, formulated on the basis of published research, measurable in its effects, and applicable to the mental health enhancement of college students who participate in it. Preference will be given to those candidates who are graduate students engaged in mental health professional training programs.
Only full-time graduate level students attending an ACHA Member Institution are eligible to apply. An ACHA Membership Number must be included on the application form. At least one person signing the application must be an ACHA member or RMI.
The deadline for applications for the 2014 - 2015 school year is January 31, 2014. All applications must be received or postmarked by the deadline date. Award recipient(s) will be announced at the 2014 ACHA Annual Meeting scheduled for May 28 - June 1 in San Antonio, Texas.
Healthy Campus 2020 Award
The American College Health Foundation is offering a $2,500 award opportunity for ACHA members. The purpose of the award is to support a campus initiative that fosters positive Healthy Campus 2020 outcomes for the campus community. Priority consideration will be given to proposals that result in sustained mobilization and engagement of campus partners to achieve the goals of Healthy Campus 2020.
Aetna Student Health Award
The purpose of the Aetna Student Health Award is to provide a $5,000 award that will support the creation of novel wellness solutions and programs that address issues specifically related to the retention and overall well-being of college students.
Using dimensions of wellness, the project must demonstrate a creative evidence-based approach to facilitate student retention and well-being. The project should be creative in its scope, formulated on the basis of published research, measurable in its effects, and applicable to the health enhancement of college students who participate in it.
The deadline for applications for the 2014 – 2015 school year is January 31, 2014. All applications must be received or postmarked by the deadline date. Award recipient(s) will be announced at the 2014 ACHA Annual Meeting scheduled for May 28 - June 1 in San Antonio, Texas.
Second-round Presidential Youth Fitness Program Funding Opportunities
Get on the fast track to a fit school. Apply to receive the supplemental resources of the Presidential Youth Fitness Program.
Public and private schools employing a full- or part-time certified physical education teacher are eligible to apply.
Second-round Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP) funding opportunities have the following deadlines:
Applications will be accepted online from Jan. 1 through Jan. 31, 2014. (Paper applications are not accepted.)
Awards will be announced April 1, 2014.
Funding covers selected schools through the 2014–2015, 2015–2016, and 2016–2017 school years.
What Is the Presidential Youth Fitness Program Funding Opportunity?
A generous donation of $10 million from the General Mills Foundation (the largest donation in the foundation’s history) has been committed over six years to help implement the Presidential Youth Fitness Program in schools nationwide.
This is a private funding program administered by the AAU, AAHPERD, NFFSN, and The Cooper Institute, co-sponsors of the PYFP. This is not a government grant program. The availability and administration of this funding opportunity, including the selection of recipients and all other decisions of the funding program, are not endorsed by any federal agency or office. No federal funds are being used in or for the administration or awarding of this private funding opportunity.
Are You Interested?
Do you represent a district interested in program funding? Please send a message indicating your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Proposals: CATCH Planning, Implementation, and Resident Grants
PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION GRANTS
Up to $12,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis to individual pediatricians and fellowship trainees to plan innovative community-based child health initiatives that will ensure all children have medical homes and access to health care services not otherwise available in their community. Priority is given to projects that will be serving communities with the greatest health disparities.
All pediatricians are eligible to apply regardless of employment setting or retirement status.
Outreach must be to the community at large, not to practice or clinic patients only.
All initiatives should incorporate screening for or connecting children to medical homes and available insurance programs.
Up to $3,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis for pediatric residents to plan and/or implement community-based child health initiatives. Projects must include planning activities or demonstrate completed planning activities, and may include implementation activities.
To ensure project completion, residents who are in their 1st or 2nd year of residency on the application submission due date are eligible to apply; 3rd-year residents may apply as co-applicants, or as primary applicants if they will be chief resident in their 4th year.
Call for Applications: Massage Therapy Foundation Community Service Grants
The deadline is Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
Community Service grants are awarded to charitable organizations that provide massage therapy to people who currently have little or no access to such services.
This program is designed to promote working partnerships between the massage therapy profession and community-based organizations.
The maximum award is $5,000 for a one-year project period. These grants are available for organizations or affiliates of organizations that have been in existence for at least one year in the respective state or province; are tax-exempt under schedule 501(c)(3) in the U.S., non-profit charitable organization in other countries; currently provide some therapeutic or other service programs to the community; and have designated a qualified staff member to oversee the program.
Contact Gini Ohlson, Executive Director at email@example.com or 847-905-1520.