The Academy Fellowship in Medical Education Research

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Request for Application: The Academy Fellowship in Medical Education Research

APPLICATION DUE: 5 PM Monday, February 20, 2017

Fellowship Period

1- year Fellowship for Faculty: September 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
2- year Fellowship for Faculty, Clinical Fellows and Surgery Residents: September 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019

The Academy at Harvard Medical School is pleased to announce a Request for Applications (RFA) for one- or two-year fellowships for faculty and two-year fellowships for fellows and residents in medical education research for the Fellowship Period beginning September 1, 2017. The Academy Fellowship in Medical Education Research provides faculty, clinical fellows, and residents who are interested in careers as educators and opportunities to develop the expertise and skills needed to advance scholarship in medical education and medical education research. We will be accepting 2-3 fellows in the coming academic year. There are currently 4 research fellows who will be starting the second year of their fellowship in September 2017, and we will be offering fellowships to 2-3 participants into the program.

For faculty: Fellowship positions are available for HMS faculty at any academic rank either one or two years. Faculty is required to commit to 20% time per year.

For clinical fellows and surgery residents who are beginning the research portion of their fellowship/residency: Fellowship positions are available for clinical fellows and residents with an expected commitment of two years at 60-80% time commitment.

Tuition for the fellowship is provided by the HMS Academy, but individuals must provide funding to support their time devoted to the program.

Learners participating in the Fellowship will:

  • Develop analytical and research skills in medical education;
  • Acquire working knowledge of key theories and methods to carry out rigorous research in medical education;
  • Complete one major group project and one individual project related to medical education.

For the complete RFA please click here

Program Director: Amy Sullivan, EdD

If you have questions about the Academy Fellowship in Medical Education Research, please contact The Academy at



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