William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program and Nephrology Education
Congrats to the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) on creating the first ever grant for clinician educators and for a career in Nephrology education. This will inspire more clinicians, Nephrology educators to complete their scholarly activities and perform research in Nephrology education. It is called the William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program.
ASN and the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research is now accepting applications for the new William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program. Applications go live on May 19th 2014. The deadline to apply is Friday, June 27 at 4:00 p.m. ET.
The program provides $50,000 per year for up to two years to support aspiring Nephrology educators to conduct a project to advance all facets of Nephrology education and teaching.
Applicants may submit a proposal that examines any aspect of the Nephrology education, such as curricular reform, innovations in education, new education methods, evaluation of new assessment tools for competency-based learning and assessment, professional development, or professionalism.
Additionally, recipients are encouraged to complete a formal (such as earning a master’s degree in medical education) or semiformal education (such as Stanford University School of Medicine’s Faculty Development Program for Clinical Teaching) during the ASN Foundation funded years.
All interested clinician educators with great ideas- apply for this amazing opportunity to advance your career and the field of Nephrology.
For more information about this exciting program or to apply, please visit the ASN website.