Call for Applications: 2011 MGH Physician-Scientist Development Award (Four Year Awards for Investigators Under-Represented in Academic Medicine)

Publication Date: 
Mon, 01/24/2011

The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)'s Multicultural Affairs Office and the Executive Committee on Research are inviting basic, clinical, translational and health services investigators to apply for its 2011 Physician-Scientist Development Award designed for MD and/or PhD investigators at MGH who are under-represented in academic medicine.

The award is intended to provide transitional funding for support in the development of such physicians/scientists, and an amount of $30,000 per year, plus 15% indirect costs will be provided for each awardee. The award has two components:  A minimum of $15,000 may be used for laboratory assistance and non-capital equipment, and a maximum of $15,000 to repay educational loans.

Under-represented minorities in academic medicine include Hispanics, African-Americans, Alaskan Natives and American Indians.

More information regarding the Call is attached.

The deadline for applications is March 17, 2011 (4pm EST).

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