The Evan Calkins, MD, Fellowship for Community-Based Research
supports residents and junior faculty who conduct community-based
research or quality improvement projects.
The annual award encourages recipients to explore and discover the rewards and opportunities of community-based scholarship.
Residents and junior faculty whose career goals are centered
around clinical practice are encouraged to apply.
The deadline to submit a Letter of Intent for the Evan Calkins Award for 2018 has passed.
The deadline for 2018 applications will be available after February 1st.
Up to $2,500
The Letters of Intent that were received by December 31, 2017 will be reviewed by the Calkins Proposal Review Committee.
Candidates will be notified by the end of January 2018 whether their proposal has been accepted.
Full submission procedure and applicable deadlines will be provided at that time.
You must be a resident, fellow or junior faculty member
(assistant professor on tenure or non-tenured track) in any clinical
department of the medical school or the School of Public Health
and Health Professions.
Residents of the combined internal
medicine/general preventive medicine residency are also
Your project must be implemented in a community setting, a community-based clinical practice, an ambulatory clinic or an emergency room setting of a UB-affiliated hospital.
Consult and execute preliminary planning with a faculty member possessing recognized expertise in community-based research or quality improvement.
An active faculty member with appropriate expertise should
mentor and guide you throughout the program.
Examples of possible proposals include:
A committee appointed by the senior associate dean for graduate
medical education reviews all applications.
The committee bases selections on:
Proposals directed toward the health care needs of the poor and
medically disadvantaged will receive priority.
Sharon M. Sullivan
Director, Operations & Project Management
Graduate Medical Education
Phone: (716) 829-6124; Fax: (716) 829-3999