National Board of Medical Examiners: The Edward J. Stemmler, MD Medical Education Research Fund

The NBME has released its 2015-2016 Call for Letters of Intent to support research or development on innovative assessment approaches that will enhance the evaluation of those preparing to, or continuing to, practice medicine. Awards are up to $150,000 of NMBE funding for up to two (2) years. Letters of Intent are due July 13, 2015.

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity:

National Board of Medical Examiners: The Edward J. Stemmler, MD Medical Education Research Fund

The Stemmler Fund’s 2015-2016 Call for Letters of Intent provides support, through annual funds, for research or development on innovative assessment approaches, which will enhance the evaluation of those preparing to, or continuing to, practice medicine. Expected outcomes include advances in theory, knowledge, or practice of assessment at any point along the continuum of medical education, from undergraduate and graduate education and training, through practice.

Pilot and comprehensive projects are both of interest; collaborative investigations within or among institutions are encouraged. Medical schools accredited by the LCME or AOA are eligible to apply. The number of LOIs submitted per school are not limited. Designated PI must represent the primary applicant institution and be responsible for project oversight and reporting. 

Letters of Intent Deadline: July 13, 2015. LOI Guidelines can be found here.

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. Email cfr@unc.edu or phone 919-962-3423. 

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