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Award to a USA Medical School Faculty Member to Recognize Contributions to Healthcare

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation David E. Rogers Award


Agency
Foundation

GrantWatch ID#
167411

Funding Source
ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
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Geographic Focus
All USA

Important Dates
Deadline: 01/26/24 Receipt Save

Grant Description
Award of $10,000 to a USA medical school faculty member to recognize significant contributions to health and the quality of healthcare for a broad population of Americans. Eligible nominees must be able to demonstrate that their work has influenced public policy, improved public health and healthcare, and helped redirect the medical profession and/or academic medical centers to experiment with a variety of educational and delivery modes to achieve important societal objectives.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation David E. Rogers Award honors a medical school faculty member who has made major contributions to improving public health and health care. The award honors the legacy of David E. Rogers, MD, the first president of the foundation and an exemplar of academic medicine’s commitment to meeting the health care needs of the public. Throughout his life, Dr. Rogers was a dynamic influence in stimulating programs in academic medicine, especially in areas of social interest.

Nominees should have made major contributions to improving public health and health care and will be evaluated by the review committee on the following precise criteria:

  • The nominee has benefited public health and health care.
  • The nominee has shaped public policy to improve health.
  • The nominee has helped redirect the medical profession and/or academic medical centers to experiment with a variety of educational and/or delivery modes to achieve important societal objectives.
  • The nominee demonstrates standards of professional ethics and scientific integrity.

Nominees should demonstrate excellence in all criteria listed above.



Recipient

Additional Eligibility Criteria
The nominee must be an individual who has a faculty appointment at an AAMC-member medical school, but rank is not a criterion for this award.

Nominators: Anyone may submit a nomination.

Pre-Application Information
Nominations must be received by January 26, 2024, via the electronic entry form.

The review committee will select up to three finalists. Nominators of finalists will be notified by March 8, 2024, that they are invited to submit letters of support.

Additional support materials must be submitted by April 5, 2024. There is no need to compile these letters before notification on March 8.

The winner of the award will be notified by July 12, 2024, and honored during the AAMC Virtual Awards Recognition Event.

Number of Grants
1

Estimated Size of Grant
The awardee receives the RWJF Rogers Award and a prize of $10,000.

Contact Information
Submit nominations online: https://www.abstractscorecard.com/cfp/submit/login.asp?EventKey=GTMBQUSJ

Please address all questions to:
Sandra Gordon
202-828-0472
sgordon@aamc.org

AAMC
655 K Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC, 20001-2399

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