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Macy Faculty Scholars Program

Grants to USA Nursing and Medical
Educators for Career Development

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

Conf. Date:

12/11/19

Deadline Date:

02/05/20 3:00 PM ET

Description:

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Grants to USA nursing and medical educators to support career development and innovative educational approaches. Funding is intended to promote the careers of promising doctorally prepared faculty members in medicine and nursing. The goal of the program is to promote faculty who are committed to careers in health professional education, are innovators, and have shown promise as future leaders.

The program will support the Macy Faculty Scholars in leading new educational innovations at their home institutions and will provide opportunities for further career development through national meetings and participation in other Macy activities. Program highlights include:

  1. At least 50% protected time to pursue a mentored educational project at the home institution.
  2. Participation in the Annual Macy Faculty Scholars Meeting.
  3. Mentoring from the National Advisory Committee.
  4. Participation in one or more Harvard Macy Institute programs.
  5. Access to other Macy grantees and programs.

The Foundation has particular interest in innovations that take place in learning environments where clinical care is delivered. Within these clinical learning environments, the Foundation is interested in projects that:

  1. Advance equity, diversity, and belonging.
  2. Enhance collaboration among health professionals, educators, and learners.
  3. Successfully navigate and address ethical dilemmas that arise when the principles of the health professions are in conflict with barriers imposed by the health delivery system.

This is a career development award. The Foundation is interested in candidates for whom the program will have the maximum impact at this point in their career and who also have the greatest possibility for future impact in their careers. Macy Faculty Scholars will participate in the Annual Macy Faculty Scholars Meeting and will be part of the family of Macy Faculty Scholars for the remainder of their careers. The following factors will be considered in the selection process:

  1. Evidence of a strong commitment to a career as an educator in the health professions.
  2. Early promise as an educator and institutional leader.
  3. Evidence of innovation and creativity in career to date.
  4. Merit of the educational innovation proposed and the likelihood that it will influence national trends in health professions education.
  5. Evidence of strong institutional support.
  6. Likelihood that the candidate will become a national leader in health professions education.
  7. Evidence that the candidate’s institution supports the careers of educators and is a fertile environment for educational innovation.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184749

Number of Grants:

Up to five awards will be given annually.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $100,000 (plus fringe) per year for two years.

In addition, Scholars will receive funding to participate in the Harvard Macy Institute programs, for travel to the Annual Macy Faculty Scholars Meeting, and for other program-related travel.

Term of Contract:

The appointment begins September 1, 2020 and participants spend two years as Scholars.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The eligible candidate must:
1. Be a doctorally prepared faculty member in good standing at the sponsoring school.
2. Have served for five or more years as a faculty member, ideally at the sponsoring school.
3. Have an identified senior faculty member who will provide advice on the candidate’s project and career development.
4. Have an educational innovation project with the appropriate institutional support.
5. Have an institutional commitment for the protection of at least 50% of the candidate’s time.
6. Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or its territories.

If your university has both a medical school and nursing school, you may nominate one candidate from each school.

There is no upper limit with regards to years of service in defining mid-career. However, the Foundation expects likely candidates to be at the late assistant professor through associate professor rank.

Indirect costs are not funded as part of the award.

Pre-proposal Conference:

An informational webinar for interested applicants will be held on December 11, 2019, at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Eastern Standard Time.

The session will outline the requirements for Macy Faculty Scholars as well as the application process and deadlines. After a short presentation, the Macy Foundation will answer your questions regarding the 2020 Macy Faculty Scholars Program.

RSVP here to attend the webinar:
https://cc.readytalk.com/r/iyrzz2rczu0e&eom

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for the 2020 Macy Faculty Scholars Program are open and due February 5, 2020, by 3:00 PM ET.

Key Dates:
- December 11, 2019: Informational webinar
- February 5, 2020: Application deadline
- April 8, 2020: Notification of application status; finalists identified
- June 8-9, 2020: Finalist interviews in New York City
- June 12, 2020: Notification of Scholars and sponsoring schools
- September 1, 2020: Appointment begins

Scholars must be nominated by the Dean of the medical or nursing school, and each school can nominate only one candidate.

It is expected that the Scholar’s institution will cover indirect costs as an in-kind contribution.

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/7nBICBciUWc

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:
https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=macy&;

Direct questions about the program to: info@macyfoundation.org

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
44 East 64th Street
New York, New York 10065
Phone: (212) 486-2424
Fax: (212) 644-0765

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