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Guidelines for Submission

Dates and Deadlines

  • Call for applications: November 29, 2017
  • Deadline for Phase I proposals: email by 5:00 p.m., January 15, 2018
  • Invitation to submit Phase II: February 26, 2018
  • Deadline for Phase II proposals: email by 5:00 p.m., April 23, 2018
  • Grant announcement: (approx.): May 28, 2018
  • Funds to be available: July 1, 2018

Application Process

Phase I

Length: 2-page maximum; 12 point font


  • Team members’ names
  • CV of PI (list of other team members and their role)
  • Attestation that department chair will: (a) provide time if grant monies are received, and, (b) agree to pilot/test tools/methods in their residency program
  • A two page maximum description of the project including a brief description of the problem to be addressed, project design, methods to assess project success

Only ONE application per residency or fellowship program will be considered.

Submit Phase I Application


Phase II (by invitation)

Length: 10-page maximum (excluding bibliography, biosketches, and CV); 12 point font


  • Title page with title of project (not counted in total page count)
  • Abstract (one page or less)
  • Background
  • Description of the problem to be addressed /needs assessment
  • Project design (description of the project, process of implementation, identified learners)
  • Assessment methods
  • Generalizability within Johns Hopkins and beyond the institution
  • Project timeline
  • Brief budget description

Grant may be renewable for a second year based upon review of progress


  • Joseph Cofrancesco Jr., MD, MPH, director of the Institute for Excellence in Education at: 


  • Jessica Bienstock, MD, MPH, Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education at: