FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

 

RISE Funding

RISE sponsors an 18-month Fellowship to develop and implement ideas that have the potential to advance science, health, and/or healthcare delivery.  The fellowship includes 25% effort, project funding of up to $7,500, and innovation developing which includes individual coaching.

RISE funds Innovation Mini-Grants for up to $5,000 to promote innovation in medical and/or graduate education with the potential to advance science, health, and healthcare delivery.

 

Michigan Medicine Education Innovation Funding

The Continuing Medical Education Innovation Grant funds invites project proposals for grants to support innovation in Continuing Medical Education (CME).  Successful project proposals will receive up to $25,000.  Proposals can promote innovation in all aspects of physician learning or training – content, process, outcomes, or assessment.

The Clinical Simulation Center (CSC) Research Fund funds proposals that apply best practices in simulation-based education for UME, GME, and other healthcare professionals.  Awards are a maximum of $15,000 per project.

The Graduate Medical Education Innovation Fund  provides $50,000 – $100,000 to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of GME through disruptive innovations for the benefit of healthcare, and that demonstrates the true value proposition of GME.

 

University of Michigan Innovation Funding

The Office of Academic Innovation provides seed funding that enable research on special topics in higher education and academic innovation to get the support they need to get off the ground.  The maximum is typically $5,000.

The Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize, sponsored by the Office of the Provost, CRLT, and the University Library honors original, specific innovations designed to improve student learning.  The award will provide $5,000 to five faculty members (or teams) for their innovative projects to improve student learning.

The Gilbert Whitaker Fund for the Improvement of Teaching funds up to $6,000 for individual faculty proposing innovative revisions to courses or innovative course development or initiating smaller innovative projects to improve student learning at the University of Michigan.  It also funds up to $10,000 to departments, programs, and other large faculty groups to work together on more extensive education projects.

 

Medical Education Innovation Funding

The American Medical Association (AMA) Accelerating Change in Medical Education Innovation Grant Program offers funding to conduct research, implement innovations or disseminate effective approaches in medical education aimed at preparing future physician’s to succeed in our rapidly evolving health care system.  Awards of $10,000 and $30,000 are available to individual AMA faculty members or small groups of faculty.

The Stemmler Fund  provides support for research and development in innovative assessment methodologies or techniques, with the potential to advance assessment in medical education or practice.  Expected outcomes include advances in the theory, knowledge, or practice of assessment at any point along the continuum of medical education, from undergraduate and graduate education and training through practice.  Both pilots and more comprehensive projects are of interest. Awards of  up to $150,000  are available to medical schools accredited by the LCME or the AOA.  

Other

The Frankel Cardiovascular Center (FCVC) Innovation Challenge funds up to $100,000.  Proposals submitted must address a problem related to the Frankel Cardiovascular Center or cardiovascular care.