Grants are monetary gratuities given to deserving individuals, nonprofit groups and private organizations. Generally, the purpose is to advance some idea that would directly or indirectly benefit the community or the public. Among the many fields where grants are provided, education is one of those that occupy the top spot.
Below are some of our top picks when it comes to continuing medical education grant applications:
Genentech is considered as the founder of the biotechnology industry. For almost 30 years, it has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology, suing human genetic information to discover, develop, commercialize, and manufacture biotherapeutics that address significant unmet medical needs.
As part of its mission to address significant unmet medical need and to contribute to the best interests of patients and medical profession, Genentech offers continuing medical education grant applications to interested healthcare professionals. Examples of educational programs and enduring materials that Genentech considers for continuing medical education grant applications funding include the following:
* Professional medical society support
* Grand rounds
* Symposia/satellite symposia
* Multispeaker meetings
* Printed (e.g., monographs, newsletters)
* Recorded (e.g., audiocassettes)
* Computer-based (e.g., Internet, CD-ROMs)
Continuing medical education grant applications and requests must demonstrate the ability to meet unmet educational needs of the target audience and encourage the improvement of patient outcomes.
The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) is dedicated to promoting the highest quality of dermatologic care through continuing medical education and research. As part of the steps they took to ensure that their objectives are met, the AAD has announced that through a generous contribution by the Elsevier Foundation and the Skin Disease Education Foundation (SDEF), the AAD created the continuing medical education grant applications to be awarded twice yearly. The grant will support the activities of AAD’s Program for Innovative Continuing Medical Education in Dermatology (PICMED), including but not limited to:
* Creative needs assessment mechanisms
* Innovative uses of technology
* Unique approaches to specific subject matters
* Novel presentation techniques
* Utilization of existing educational paradigms in new environments
Continuing medical education grant applications and proposals will be kept confidential and reviewed by an appointed committee of the AAD’s Council of Education. The committee will then form a recommendation for final approval by the AAD’s Board of Directors.
Marshall University – Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education grant applications for physicians and healthcare professionals. All applicants are required to complete the Letter of Consideration and the All Events Questionnaire available for download at their website for proposed event. Within two weeks of submitting the continuing medical education grant applications, CME will notify you if the program is considered. They will then either send you an Even Application by email or provide one on a 3.5 disk for your use.
The initial continuing medical education grant applications or requests must be received at CME using the Lead Times Table below:
* Ongoing events – 4 weeks
* Outreach events – 4 weeks
* Special events – 9 months to 1 year
* Join-Sponsorships – 9 months to 1 year
* Teleconferences – 9 months to 1 year