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Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship

Award to a USA Medical School Faculty Member to
Recognize Efforts in Supporting Ethnic and Racial Justice

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Deadline Date:

04/02/21 11:59 PM

Description:

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An award to a USA medical school faculty member to acknowledge efforts to achieve justice and equality for minorities in the fields of healthcare and medical education. The recipient will be awarded a grant of $25,000 for a project that supports the equity and needs of ethnic and racial minorities.

This award recognizes an outstanding junior faculty member who demonstrates leadership potential in addressing inequity in medical education and health care; demonstrated efforts in addressing educational, societal, and health care needs of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States; and is committed to a career in academic medicine. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159930

Number of Grants:

One

Estimated Size of Grant:

$25,000

Term of Contract:

Funding for the fellowship begins in November of the year the fellowship is awarded. The recipient will be required to submit a final narrative and financial report by November 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

A medical school may nominate one current faculty member per year for this award. A candidate must:

- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
- Hold the rank of full-time assistant professor in a LCME-accredited U.S. medical school department.
- Have held the assistant professor position appointment beginning no earlier than July 1, 2017.
- Have received only one appointment as assistant professor.
- Hold a MD, PhD, or have earned another doctoral degree.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Friday, April 2, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Your nomination packet must include:

1. A nomination letter from the medical school’s dean or the dean’s designee (please state if dean’s designee) discussing the nominee’s:
- Demonstrated efforts in addressing educational, societal, and health care needs of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States.
- Potential for leadership in addressing inequities in medical education in health care.
- Strong promise for a career in academic medicine.
2. A letter of recommendation from the nominee’s department or section chair.
3. A letter of recommendation from an individual of the nominee’s choosing.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For information about the award, contact:
Angela R. Moses
Diversity and Inclusion Programs and Resources
202-862-6203
amoses@aamc.org

Association of American Medical Colleges
655 K Street, NW,
Suite 100 Washington, DC, 20001-2399
202-828-0400

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