Medical Education RFAs

The Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators, Graduate Medical Education Executive Committee and Pritzker School of Medicine make research funding available to support research in medical student education and resident/fellow education.

2018-2019 Application Process

Proposals for the 2018-2019 academic year are due on January 11, 2019. If you are interested in applying, please request an application form by emailing the Dean for Medical Education. This email should include information as to whether the planned proposal pertains to medical student education or resident/fellow education or both.

Total funding for projects should not exceed $25,000 equally shared between the grantee's department and the Dean for Medical Education (up to $12,500 from each source, with documentation of anticipated support from the department chairman). Awards will be announced by March 1, 2019, with funding to commence on July 1, 2019.

We are especially interested in receiving proposals related to the following themes but welcome proposals in other areas as well:

  • Integration of clinical medicine and basic science
  • Innovative programs in quality improvement or systems-based practice for students and/or residents
  • Residents as teachers
  • Inter-professional Health Education

Past Awardees