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Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Research in Education Grant
Applications due February 15, 2014
The Research in Education Grant advances the careers and knowledge of anesthesiologists interested in improving the concepts, methods and techniques of education in anesthesiology. The REG is focused on developing innovative approaches for anesthesia education
The REG is a two-year $100,000 award that provides funding to anesthesiologists who have completed their clinical anesthesia training and have academic faculty appointments. It is available to faculty members of all ranks. Years one and two are funded up to $50,000 each. The REG requires 40 percent research time.
At the time of the award, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements.
• U.S. citizen, permanent U.S. resident, or holder of H-1 or O-1 visa with minimum of three years remaining.
• Graduate physician with an unexpired, permanent, unconditional and unrestricted license to practice medicine or osteopathy in at least one state or jurisdiction of the United States.*
• Graduate of an ACGME-accredited anesthesiology residency program.*
• Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology or in the examination system.*
• Active member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.
Former recipients of an REG may apply for a second REG award. Such applications will be reviewed competitively among all REG applications.
*The FAER Grant Management Committee will consider applicants with equivalent training or certification on a case-by-case basis. Please submit any questions regarding grant eligibility to Jody Clikeman, Program Coordinator, at JodyClikeman[at]faer.org. Note that you may be asked to submit a curriculum vitae or other supporting documentation for the committee’s review.
• During the two years of FAER-funded research, the recipient must devote a minimum commitment equivalent of 4.8 calendar person months — 40 percent of the PI’s full-time appointment — to research and career development activities directly related to the FAER-funded project. (These activities may not necessarily be included in the specific aims of the FAER research plan.)
• The percent effort on the FAER-funded research and the percent of time on career development activities should be described in the budget justification.
• The remaining 60 percent effort can be divided among clinical and teaching activities only if these activities are consistent with the recipient’s development into an independent anesthesiologist education researcher.
• The total funding amount for a Research in Education Grant is $100,000.
• Year one may be paid up to $50,000. Year two may be paid up to $50,000.
• Quarterly grant payments are made to the institution, not to the award recipient.
• Award renewal for the second year is contingent on the FAER Board of Directors’ favorable review of the interim report.
Contact Jody Clikeman, grants program coordinator, at 507-266-6866 or JodyClikeman[at]faer.org.
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Career Development Award for Clinical/Outcomes/Education Research
Deadline: February 7, 2014
This award is to assist in the development of young faculty members engaged in clinical, outcomes, and/or educational research in digestive diseases.
The supported research can be focused on clinical, outcomes, and educational research in digestive diseases. This includes but is not limited to clinical trial development, patient-centered outcomes research, health services research, comparative effectiveness research, cost-effectiveness research, and educational research.
The award is restricted to surgeons who have completed formal clinical and research training in general surgery and are within 5 years of their first faculty appointment in a department of surgery at a medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education in the United States or by the Committee for Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools in Canada, or the equivalent national accrediting body for applicants from other countries.
At least 25% of the applicant’s time should be dedicated to the research and training outlined in the research plan. The Head of the Department and/or Division of General Surgery must ensure the applicant has the required protected time for research.
The SSAT award of $20,000 per year for two years is a career development award and is meant to support young investigators who have not been funded by a National Institutes of Health R01 Award or equivalent. In addition, if an investigator has received a similar type of career development award from another organization such as the American College of Surgeons, American Surgical Association, etc., he/she will be ineligible for the SSAT Career Development Research Award. It is the applicant’s responsibility to notify the SSAT of potential funding conflicts.
The award may be used to support clinical trial infrastructure (research assistants, data analysts, etc.), purchase of large administrative datasets necessary for conducting research, education/formal training in clinical research/biostatistics, and principal investigator salary support to ensure protected research time. No portion of the award is to be used for institutional indirect costs.
The recipient will present a progress report the SSAT leadership at the Annual Meeting during and immediately following the award period.
It is expected that the recipient submit abstracts arising from his/her Career Development Award-funded research to the SSAT Annual Meeting for presentation consideration, as well as manuscripts to the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, the official journal of the SSAT, for publication consideration.
Call for Applications: OMeGA Medical Grants Association Fellowship Grant Program
OMeGA is accepting fellowship grant applications for the 2015-2016 academic year through Friday, December 13, 2013, 5pm CST.
Grants (up to $75,000) support clinical orthopaedic fellowship programs and may be used for salary, benefits and educational expenses. All applications are reviewed by sub-specialty experts based on objective criteria including faculty expertise, ratio of fellows to faculty, educational resources and program emphasis on research, presentations and publications.
Call for Applications: Medical Toxicology Foundation Research and Teaching Awards
The Medical Toxicology Foundation anticipates awarding up to $20,000 in 2014 to fund innovative projects that support the Foundation’s mission of an enriched understanding, enhanced patient care, and improved dissemination of knowledge regarding toxic exposures.
The scope of the MTF Awards is intended to be broad and creative: All proposals that support the mission of the Foundation will be considered. Current research and education priorities of the Foundation include:
Support early-career investigators (fellows and young faculty)
Support development of innovative approaches to delivery of medical toxicology education to healthcare providers and lay public.
Applicants can request monies in any amount between $5,000-$20,000 to support projects of 1-2 years duration, but they should keep in mind that the intent of the Foundation is to fund as many quality applications as fiscally possible. However, a single, outstanding application could be awarded the entire $20,000.
The deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm ET on February 14, 2014.
Emergency Medicine Foundation/Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Foundation Medical Student Research Grant
Deadline for receipt of application: January 10, 2014
The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Foundation (SAEMF) jointly award stipends to encourage medical students to engage in and to be exposed to emergency medicine research.
An application for an EMF/SAEMF Medical Student Research Grant may be made by either a specific medical student or by an Emergency Medicine residency program wishing to sponsor a medical student research project. The specific medical student does not need to be identified at the time of application submission; however, preference will be given to an institution naming a specific student who has already committed to the project. Proposals approved for funding that do not name a student are not guaranteed funding. In theses cases, funds will be awarded on a first come, first served basis (when EMF is informed in writing that a student has committed to the project). The maximum number of awards funded will be determined annually by the EMF Board. Although an institution may receive multiple awards, only one application per research program (laboratory or clinical investigator) will be awarded.
DEFINITION OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESEARCH
Emergency medicine research is broadly defined as scientific investigation designed to furnish new knowledge relating to emergency medical care. Such investigations may focus on basic science research, clinical research, preventive medicine, epidemiology, cost-containment, and research in emergency medicine teaching and education.
The applicant is required to demonstrate that the project will be successfully completed at his or her institution. The applicant must demonstrate that access to a suitable caseload or patient population will be available for study during the funding period if a clinical research project is proposed. If a basic science or nonclinical project is proposed, the applicant must show that adequate and appropriately equipped laboratory space will be available during the funding period. Research involving animals or human subjects must be approved by the institutional review board (IRB), or its equivalent. A copy of the approval, or pending approval, must be sent with this application. IRB approval must be documented prior to dispensation of EMF funds.
EVALUATION OF APPLICATIONS
Each proposal will be evaluated by a committee composed of individuals from EMF and SAEMF according to the following criteria:
1. Relevance to the goals of the Medical Student Research Grant program.
2. Educational experience for the applicant.
3. The quality and scientific value of the project.
4. The research background and experience of the preceptor.
5. The preceptor’s ability to mentor.
6. Institutional support personnel, facilities, and commitment to research.
The final funding decision will be made by the Emergency Medicine Foundation, and all decisions are final.
Duration and Amount
The grant is for a maximum of $2,400, at least $1,200 which must be used as a student stipend. The grant is awarded to a student's institution and may not be used for faculty salary support, institutional overhead, or capital expenditures. The medical student's and/or preceptor's own institution may supplement the EMF/SAEMF Medical Student Research Grant within the guidelines set by that institution. Audited reports detailing how the funds were used may be required. Applicants can reapply each academic year for a second term of support on a competitive basis.
Emergency Medicine Foundation/EMRA Critical Care Resident Research Grant
Deadline for receipt of application - January 10, 2014
The Emergency Medicine Foundation awards funds to support the development of research in emergency medicine. The goals of the EMF/EMRA Critical Care Resident Research Program are: 1) to promote research within the specialties of emergency medicine and critical care, 2) to advance care for the critically ill in the emergency department and beyond, and 3) to facilitate the academic growth and development of future researchers and leaders in emergency medicine-critical care and thereby invest in the future of the growing specialty of emergency medicine-critical care.
The EMF/EMRA Critical Care Resident Research Grant attempts to maximize the applicant's educational experience in research while producing the best science. The educational agenda is best accomplished in an organized program of instruction on research methods in addition to the completion of the project itself.
A maximum of $5,000 will be awarded for each approved grant application. Funds are not to be used for capital equipment purchases, faculty salary support, publication costs, travel, or institutional overhead.
DEFINITION OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE-CRITICAL CARE RESEARCH
Emergency medicine-critical care research is broadly defined as scientific investigation designed to furnish new knowledge relating to resuscitation science and/or the care of critically ill patients across multiple venues including the prehospital setting, the emergency department, and the intensive care unit. Such investigations or innovations may focus on basic science research, clinical research, epidemiology, health care policy, or teaching and education.
QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE INVESTIGATORS
EMF Resident Research Grants are available to any physician who will be enrolled as a resident in good standing in an ACGME or AACOM approved emergency medicine residency for the proposed funding year. The resident must have a faculty preceptor who is capable of ensuring the successful completion of the proposed project. A resident may competitively apply in succeeding years for other projects.
It is required that the applicant submit a letter of support from a preceptor at the applicant's institution. This letter must describe the preceptor's and the resident's roles and responsibilities in the proposed project. The preceptor must hold a have and MD, DO, PhD or equivalent degree. The preceptor must have proven ability to pursue independent research as evidenced by original research publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or funding from extramural sources. The preceptor may be in any department within the applicant's institution.
The applicant and preceptor assume responsibility for conducting the research projects and supervising the work of the resident and associate investigators. The applicant and preceptor must demonstrate that access to a suitable caseload or patient population will be available for study during the funding period if a clinical research project is proposed. If a basic science or nonclinical project is proposed, the applicant must show that adequate and appropriately equipped laboratory space will be available during the funding period. Research involving animals or human subjects must be approved by the institutional review board (IRB), or its equivalent, and a copy of the approval or pending approval sent with this application. IRB approval must be documented prior to dispensation of EMF funds. Letters of support from the Emergency Medicine Chair and Residency Director are required.
Each application will be reviewed by emergency medicine or critical care specialists who are involved/informed in basic and clinical emergency medicine research. Each application will be judged by: 1) the educational experience for the resident, including a program of instruction on research methods and the format for evaluating the progress of the award year, 2) the role of the resident applicant in the initiation, development, conduct, and reporting of the project, 3) the scientific content of the research projects, including background support, hypothesis statement, methodology, sample size calculations and planned statistical analysis, 4) the significance of the project, and 5) the qualifications of the preceptor. There should be an acknowledgement that the resident is the author of the grant application. The final funding decision will be made by the Emergency Medicine Foundation Board of Trustees, and all decisions are final.
Funding Opportunity: Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Medical Student Rotation for Underrepresented Populations
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Medical Student Rotation for Underrepresented Populations, is a funding opportunity designed to facilitate the recruitment and retention of individuals from populations underrepresented in medicine to cancer careers and increase access to quality care for underserved communities.
The Medical Student Rotation program was initially developed as part of the Conquer Cancer Foundation/ASCO/Susan G. Komen for the Cure Quality of Care Initiative.
The Medical Student Rotation for Underrepresented Populations (MSR) provides 8- to 10-week clinical or clinical research oncology rotations for U.S. medical students from populations underrepresented in medicine who are interested in pursuing oncology as a career. Recipients receive a $5,000 stipend for the rotation plus $1,500 for future travel to the ASCO Annual Meeting, An additional $2,000 will be provided to support the student’s mentor.
To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in an MD or DO, U.S. medical school program and be of an underrepresented population as defined by the program eligibility criteria. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or permanent residents. Candidates also must demonstrate an interest in pursuing oncology as a career and have a record of good academic standing.
To qualify to receive the Medical Student Rotation for Underrepresented Populations award, applicants must meet the following criteria:
-- Be enrolled in a DO or MD U.S. medical school
-- Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident
-- Be of an underrepresented population. For the purposes of this program, underrepresented population is defined according to the Association of American Medical Colleges definition, currently specified as those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the field of medicine relative to their numbers in the general population.
Races/ethnicities that have been identified include but are not limited to: American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.
-- Have a record of good academic standing
Applications are due by 11:59 pm ET on December 17, 2013.
American Physiological Society Teaching Career Enhancement Award
Deadline: April 16 and September 15
Contact: Executive Office
The APS Teaching Career Enhancement Award is designed to enhance the career potential of regular members. The award provides up to $4,000 to allow an individual to develop innovative and potentially widely applicable programs for teaching and learning physiology. The award can be used to support short-term visits to other schools to consult with experts who can assist with the development project. It can also be used to support attendance at special courses devoted to methodologies appropriate for the educational development project. The award does not include any indirect cost reimbursement.
American Physiological Society Teaching Section 2015 Claude Bernard Distinguished Lectureship
The 2015 Claude Bernard Distinguished Lectureship award is presented to an established investigator with a history of excellence in education who is making outstanding contributions to teaching and learning. The educator may be an APS member or a non-member nominated by a member. The awardee's talk is expected to further interest in and enhancement of educational practices that are relevant to teachers of physiology. The award consists of a $1000 honorarium, up to $2000 travel reimbursement to Experimental Biology, complimentary registration to the meeting, and complimentary tickets to the Section dinner. Self-nomination is permitted for APS members.
Nominators must upload a nomination letter and nominee's curriculum vitae by May 15, 2014.