Foundation / Corporation
National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, EMD Serono and Sanofi Genzyme
08/04/21 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Fellowships of $75,000 to USA physicians to provide professional training in specialized clinical care for patients with multiple sclerosis. Applicants must submit a pre-application prior to submitting a full application. Priority is given to applicants who plan to treat underserved populations or in rural areas.
This 12-month program for board eligible/certified neurologists or physiatrists provides fellows with the opportunity to perform new patient consultations and follow-up evaluations under the supervision of an MS specialist physician. Fellows will also participate in multidisciplinary team activities, lectures, and professional meetings, leading to the acquisition of skills and knowledge necessary to provide the highest quality of care for individuals with MS.
Applications that include training related to underserved MS patient populations (rural, those with progressive disease, minorities, etc.) will be looked upon favorably.
The applicant and mentor are expected to propose a program that largely involves direct, supervised MS patient care, along with other activities that will expose the applicant to a multidisciplinary healthcare team and didactic activities. For more information, see "Training Components, Activities and Time" in the Policy and Procedures: https://nmsscdn.azureedge.net/NationalMSSociety/media/MSNationalFiles/Research/Paper-Clinical-Fellowship-Program.pdf#page=1
After completing the fellowship program, the fellows will have acquired the skills and experience necessary to develop into physicians who:
Within two years of the fellowship experience, the fellows are expected to:
GrantWatch ID#: 197624
The Society plans to fund up to 6 fellowships in this cycle.
The stipend offered is $75,000, payable to the institution, to cover the fellow’s salary and fringe benefits, and institutional costs.
This fellowship is for a period of 12 months, starting July 1. Successful applicants who applied in PGY3 or PGY4 are expected to begin their fellowships following completion of their residencies.
Although the MS Clinical Care Physician Fellowship program is intended to provide a single year of clinical training, current clinical fellows may apply for an additional year of clinical fellowship training.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Application Portal: https://nmss.fluxx.io/
For more information, please contact:
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