Funding Opportunities

Internal Funding Sources

Limited intramural funds are available to members of the Department of Pediatrics for education research and scholarship projects that have been well planned. Some extramural grant opportunities include the following:

External Funding Sources

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides multiple grants opportunities in education and advocacy.

Academic Pediatric Association (APA) has several funding opportunities, including the APA Young Investigator Award, APA Young Investigator Award for Primary Care Strategies for the Promotion of Early Literacy and School Readiness, and the Resident Investigator Award, to name a few. Must be a member of the APA.

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) visit the “Grants and Awards” page to learn about various grant and funding opportunities.

Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) The AMEE offer several awards and has multiple grant opportunities in support of medical education research and scholarship.

Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) The APPD awards monies for special projects as well as having grant opportunities for up to $10,000.

Edward J. Stemmler Medical Education Research Fund provides support for research or development of innovative assessment approaches that will enhance the evaluation of those preparing to, or continuing to, practice medicine.

IMAP/Macy Foundation Grant provides five awards each year for up to $25,000 for educational programs in medical professionalism. Grants are for a two-year period.

Macy Faculty Scholars Program provides up to $100,000 in salary support to five faculty each year in support of educational change innovation change projects.

National Institute of Health - search for “Medical Education Research”

Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards Program provides seed money for research by junior faculty at ORAU member institutions. These awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty and result in new funding opportunities.

Western Group on Educational Affairs (WGEA) is a regional group of the AAMC group on Educational Affairs which supports professional development of medical educators and the advancement of medical education research.

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