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Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship

Fellowship to a USA Medical School Assistant Professor
to Address Inequality in Healthcare or Medical Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Deadline Date:

04/06/18

Description:

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Fellowship award of $15,000 to a USA assistant professor at an accredited medical school for a project addressing racial or ethnic inequality in healthcare or medical education. The fellowship recipient will be a 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

Term of Contract:

Funding for the fellowship begins in November of the year the fellowship is awarded.

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, 2015.
- Have received only one appointment as assistant professor.
- Hold a MD, PhD, or have earned another doctoral degree.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to email the nomination packet is April 6, 2018.

Please note that nomination/recommendation letters from the school's dean and the nominee’s department or section chair are required.

Contact Information:

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

Please email your completed nomination packet in a single electronic file to Patricia Pascoe at NickensAwards@aamc.org

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming