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.
Only those who were notified to submit a full proposal following your letter of intent should apply by Monday, March 12, 2018.
Up to $4,000 for distribution among 1 or more recipients.
Notification to winners by Monday, April 16, 2018.
The award will be presented at Scholarly Exchange Day on Saturday, May 5, 2018.
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 eligible.
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.