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Education and Training Awards 

Rheumatologists Dr. Narandra Bethina and Dr. Bonita Libman at University of Vermont Medical Center.Building the rheumatology workforce in order to satisfy the growing demand for rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals requires robust education and training opportunities. The Education and Training Awards help to cultivate future generations of rheumatology professionals and ensure people with rheumatic diseases have access to the care they need.


Fellowship Training Award for Workforce Expansion

Support for the training of a promising rheumatology fellow at an institution that has previously been unable to fill all of their ACGME-approved slots due to funding constraints or creation of a new slot or program

Purpose
Ensure an adequate supply of rheumatology providers meeting the needs of children and adults with rheumatic diseases in all areas of the country, particularly those currently underserved

Award Amount
$100,000 for adult programs; $150,000 for pediatric programs

Award Term
2 years for adult programs; 3 years for pediatric programs

Application Deadline
The application deadline has passed; notifications are due by September 3, 2021, and the next deadline is May 2, 2022

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Funding for these awards is provided in part by the Audrey M. Nelson, MD Pediatric
Rheumatology Fellowship Endowment in Training and the Andrejeski Fund for Fellowship Training.  


Amgen Fellowship Training Award

Support for the training of a promising rheumatology fellow

Purpose
Ensure a more robust and highly-trained workforce is available to provide clinical care to people with rheumatic diseases

Award Amount
$50,000

Award Term
1 Year

Application Deadline
The application deadline has passed; notifications are due by September 3, 2021, and the next deadline is May 2, 2022

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Funding for this award is made possible through an endowment provided by Amgen, Inc and an endowment from the Paula de Merieux estate.


 

Clinician Scholar Educator Award

Support for rheumatology professionals seeking to develop a career in education and training

Purpose
Enhance education in musculoskeletal and rheumatic diseases for future doctors and rheumatology health professionals

Award Amount
$180,000

Award Term
3 Years

Application Deadline
The application deadline has passed; notifications are due by September 3, 2021, and the next deadline is May 2, 2022

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Learn more about the Clinician Scholar Educator awardees and their projects


Pediatric Visiting Professorship

Support for a board-certified professor of pediatric rheumatology to visit an academic institution that lacks expertise in the field

Purpose
Provide medical students and residents valuable exposure to pediatric rheumatology 

Award Amount
$1,500 

Application Deadline
Applications are accepted year-round

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Funding for this award is made possible through an endowment provided by Amgen, Inc. 


Mentored Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Award for Workforce Expansion

Support to provide tailored training for nurse practitioners or physician assistants who are new to the field of rheumatology.

Purpose
Increase the supply of rheumatology healthcare providers to better meet the needs of people with rheumatic diseases across the United States, particularly in geographically underserved areas.

Award Amount
$25,000

Award Term
1 Year

Application Deadline
December 1, 2021

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