|Dates and Deadlines|
|Call for applications||September 12, 2019|
|Deadline for Phase I proposals||email by 5:00 p.m., November 16, 2019|
|Invitation to submit Phase II||January 4, 2019|
|Deadline for Phase II proposals||email by 5:00 p.m., March 14, 2020|
|Grant announcement||(approx.) May 15, 2020|
|Funds to be available||May 15, 2020|
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 provide time if grant monies are received
- Attestation from the training program director (if not the PI) that they agree to pilot/test tools/methods in their residency/fellowship 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.
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)
- 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
Note: Grant is not renewable.
If you have questions, please contact:
- Joseph Cofrancesco Jr., M.D., M.P.H., director of the Institute for Excellence in Education at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or
- Jessica Bienstock, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education at email@example.com
Components of a Successful Application
Essential to any successful application will be documentation of sustainability of the model, generalizability of the model to related residency/fellowship programs at Johns Hopkins, as well as potential to disseminate the work to become a national model.
Applications should focus on one or more of the following areas (grants should not try to address all areas):
- Demonstration and evaluation of successful tools and methods to teach and assess resident/fellow competency in:
- Partnering with patients and families to reach shared therapeutic goals including end of life decision making
- The essential medical, diagnostic or surgical skills/procedures essential to the resident’s/fellow's field
- Teamwork, professionalism, and interprofessional collaborative practice
- Understanding the needs of patients across a broad range of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds and the social determinants of health
- Developing and assessing methods to provide feedback and coaching to residents/fellows.
- Demonstration and evaluation of tools or methods, such as Individual Learning Plans (ILPs), to provide residents/fellows with the skills necessary to take responsibility to achieve competence in their field by graduation and become a life-long learners.
- Developing methods to provide residents/fellows with data about their practice habits and how they can use that data to improve their practice.