Foundation / Corporation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
03/17/21 3:00 PM ET
Grants to USA and territories nurses, doctors, and dentists from disadvantaged populations for assistance in pursuing postdoctoral research projects. In addition to the stipend and research grant, participants in the program will receive mentoring from a senior faculty member at a recognized academic center.
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP) offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.This program supports the development of faculty in order to enhance their influence as leaders, researchers, and advisers to support a Culture of Health. The program provides scholars with:
Development of communications skills in order to advance the impact of scholars’ research and scholarship in the field.
Postdoctoral research awards are available to physicians, dentists, and nurses who are committed to:
The program defines the term “historically disadvantaged” to mean the challenges facing individuals because of their race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or similar factors (e.g., possession of a physical, learning, or other disability; first-generation college graduate). Each scholar will study and conduct research with a senior faculty member who is located at an academic center known for the training of junior faculty and who is pursuing lines of biomedical, clinical, or health services research of interest to the scholar. Scholars are expected to spend at least 70 percent of their time engaged in research.
GrantWatch ID#: 188185
In this grant cycle, RWJF will fund up to 10 awards.
In this grant cycle, RWJF will fund awards of up to $420,000 each. Scholars will receive an annual stipend of up to $75,000 each, complemented by a $30,000 annual grant to support research activities.
RWJF will fund four-year awards.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply at: https://my.rwjf.org/applyFromWebsite.do?cfp=3180
Nina Ardery, Deputy Director
Phone: (317) 278-0500
Direction and technical assistance for this program are provided by the Indiana University School of Medicine, which serves as the national program office (NPO), located at:
Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program
340 W. 10th St, suite 5100
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 278-0500
Responsible staff members at the NPO are:
- David S. Wilkes, MD, program director
- Nina Ardery, deputy director
Responsible staff members at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are:
- Wendy Yallowitz, senior program officer
- Sofia Guayanay, program financial analyst
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