Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

AAMC Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

573 882-9500 phone
573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) requests applications for the Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship to recognize an outstanding junior faculty member who has demonstrated leadership in addressing inequities in medical education and health care; demonstrated efforts in addressing the educational, societal, and health care needs of minorities; and is committed to a career in academic medicine. Funding for the fellowship begins in November of the year the fellowship is awarded.

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 for no more than three years,
  • have received only one appointment as assistant professor; and
  • hold a M.D., Ph.D., or have earned another doctoral degree.

Because MU is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research, ltdsub@missouri.edu, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 9, 2010. Letters of intent should be limited to a 3-page summary including 1) demonstrated leadership (or leadership potential) in addressing inequities in medical education and health care; 2) demonstrated efforts in (or potential for) addressing educational, societal, and health care needs of minorities; 3) motivations and objectives for a career in academic medicine; and 4) plan for how the fellowship funds will be used. Additionally, a 2-page biographical sketch of the nominee should be included.

Amount:

$15,000

Campus Deadline for Letter of Intent:

4:00 p.m., Friday, April 9, 2010

External Proposal Deadlines:

May 3, 2010

 

URL for more information: http://www.aamc.org/about/awards/nickensfellowships.htm

All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at research.missouri.edu or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at http://research.missouri.edu/ogwp/lsa.htm.