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. For more information
contact Sheilah Jimenez,
the center’s professional research assistant. Sheilah can also help you
find relevant extramural funding opportunities. 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
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
Macy Faculty Scholars Program provides up to $100,000 in salary support to
five faculty each year in support of educational change innovation change
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
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.