2020 Macy Faculty Scholars Program

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation is accepting one nominated candidate from the School of Medicine and one nominated candidate from the School of Nursing, for the tenth class of the Josiah Macy Faculty Scholars. This program is designed to identify and nurture the careers of promising educational innovators in medicine and nursing.

Please find below information about the Josiah Macy Foundation Scholars Program.  It is a limited application so we will conduct an SOM review if we have more than one eligible candidate.  The program is designed to identify and nurture the careers of promising educational innovators in medicine. 

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation is accepting one nominated candidate from the School of Medicine and one nominated candidate from the School of Nursing, for the tenth class of the Josiah Macy Faculty Scholars. This program is designed to identify and nurture the careers of promising educational innovators in medicine and nursing. Candidate must be a faculty member in the US accredited nursing school, allopathic medical school or osteopathic medical school. Candidates should have at least five (5) years of full-time faculty experience at the time of application. Candidates must be nominated by the dean of their school of medicine or nursing, which must commit to protecting at least 50 percent of the candidate’s time to pursue an educational change project at their institution. There can only be one nominee per nursing or medical school, and a nursing or medical school with a first-year Macy Faculty Scholar is precluded from nominating a candidate during this year. Also, the nominated candidate must have a faculty mentor and must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or its territories.

An informational webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 1:00pm ET. To participate, please RSVP - HERE.

To read the full application guidelines, including detailed eligibility requirements, please visit: https://macyfoundation.org/macy-scholars/apply.

The internal SOM deadline for applications is THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2019.  SOM application materials are:

  1. Candidate CV
  2. Mentor name
  3. Succinct [1-2 page] description of career goals and proposed education project
  4. Send applications to Julie Byerley, Executive Vice Dean for Education, through tiffani_cain@med.unc.edu
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