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.
materials by end of business, Wednesday, March 15,
2017, including letters from your research mentor and
department chair or program director.
The recipient will be notified by email before April 15, 2017 and announced at this year’s Scholarly Exchange Day on Saturday, April 29, 2017.
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.
Use the online form to submit your application. Your application must include:
You also must have your research mentor and department chair or program director send letters of support. Your mentor’s letter should describe your mentoring plan.
Upload these two letters as part of the online
Sharon M. Sullivan
Director, Operations & Project Management
Graduate Medical Education
Phone: (716) 829-6124; Fax: (716) 829-3999