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Request for Applications: Ralph D Feigin, MD, UpToDate Pediatric Subscription Awards
UpToDate, an on-line medical reference and resource, in conjunction with Texas Children’s Hospital, offers a series of pediatric subscription awards in honor of Dr Ralph David Feigin, who had been Editor-In-Chief of the Pediatrics Section of UpToDate since its inception in 1999. The award program grants up to six, three-year subscriptions to UpToDate to physicians, other health care providers, or health care facilities that provide care to underserved or low-income children and who could not otherwise afford the subscription. The deadline for applications for the current cycle is May 30, awardees will be announced in June, and the subscriptions will start in July, 2014.
Applicants must meet all four (A, B, C, and D) of the following qualifications.
A. Practice or teach in low-income or medically underserved areas.
A low-income or medically underserved area is defined as meeting any one of the following:
1) a rural area more than 50 miles from the nearest city with a population of 400,000 or more and more than 50 miles from a medical school
2) a practice in which 50% or more of the patients are uninsured, are insured by a governmental program or are identified as minorities
3) a community or area designated by a governmental agency or governmental representative as medically underserved or qualifies as a health professional shortage area
4) a low income country as designated by the WHO
B. Deliver health care to children or health education to children and their families
C. Do not currently have access to UpToDate® and are unable to afford the initial one-year subscription of approximately $500 and the approximately $400 yearly renewal fee.
D. Have access to a computer with CD-ROM or internet capability.
Applicants should complete the official application electronically or on paper.
If completing electronically, cells may be expanded as needed.
If completing hard copy, additional pages may be appended as needed.
Please attach any supporting documents that clarify the medical needs of the community, the designation of the community as medically underserved, or the importance of your practice or facility to the community.
Completed applications should be returned to Martin I Lorin, MD by email by May 30, 2014. For further information or with questions, please contact Dr Lorin, preferably by email.
Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS BCM320
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: 832-824-2211; Fax: 832 825-1162; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
American Academy of Dermatology Native American Health Service Resident Rotation Program
The AAD's Education and Volunteers Abroad Committee provides four grants per year to dermatology residents from the United States who are in their second or third year of residency to participate in a rural health elective in Chinle, Ariz. This elective takes place at the Indian Health Service for one to two weeks.
Residents provide dermatologic care to the Navajo Nation population and work with primary health care providers to assist with diagnosis and management of dermatologic diseases. Residents are expected to keep records of consults, prepare lectures, and submit a report of activities to the Academy.
.ApplyGrant recipients receive a stipend for airfare, accommodations, and board. Second- and third-year residents are encouraged to apply. Four grants are available for rotations to be completed in March, May, August, and November during a period of one to two week(s). Each applicant must attach a letter of support from his or her program director or department chair, write a short application essay, and submit a complete curriculum vitae with his or her online application. Any scheduling conflict must be resolved prior to applying for the grant.
The deadline to apply for 2015 rotations is April 30, 2014.