NMPRA offers several grants and awards annually as a way to recognize many of our outstanding fellow residents and medical students across the nation. These awards and grants are then presented at our National Conference which will be held in Anaheim, California on Saturday, October 8th, 2022 (more details to come!). While most of the grants and awards are reserved for resident members, medical student members of NMPRA are encouraged to participate in the Medical Student Case Competition as detailed below, as well as apply for the Outstanding Medical Student Interest Group Award for which the winning group will receive a monetary award as well as national recognition at the yearly national meeting! 

The deadline for application submission for all grants and awards is Friday, Sept 2nd at 11:59PM EST.
 

Descriptions and links to each award/grant application can be found below. 

Available Grants and Awards

Each year, the National Med-Peds Residents’ Association (NMPRA) presents several grants and awards to exceptional residents & students across the country.

 

    • The Gary Onady Award: Recognizing significant contributions by a Med-Peds Resident physician to NMRPA and/or Med-Peds at the regional or national level. Can self-nominate or have program director nominate. 
    • The Howard Schubiner Award: Recognizing significant contributions by a Med-Peds Resident physicians to NMRPA and/or Med-Peds at the local or state level. Can self-nominate or have program director nominate. 
    • Outstanding Medical Student Interest Group Award: $300 award for group that best exemplifies the values of NMPRA.
    • Advocacy/Community Service Grant: Up to $1000 for a project to help both children and adults in a local community.
    • Community Service Grant: Up to $500 for a project to address the needs of both children and adults in a local community.
    • Clinical Case Competition Awards: Presentation awards for novel Med-Peds clinical cases to be presented at the NMPRA National Meeting. This award is open to both medical students and residents!
    • International Travel Grant: Up to $500 grant for an international clinical Internal Medicine or Pediatrics elective during residency.
    • Research Grant: Up to $2500 in funding for a resident-driven clinical research project.
    • Quality Improvement Project Grant: $150 award to a resident in order to fund their quality improvement project at their home institution.

Eligibility

    • Must be a Med-Peds Resident at the time of application (with the exception of the separate medical student case competition)
    • Must be a NMPRA member at the time of application
    • If not already a member, please see our “Become a Member” page to find out how to join
    • Must be able to attend NMPRA National Meeting for Clinical Case Competition, Howard Schubiner Award, and Gary Onady Award
    • Must be able to attend NMPRA National Meeting for Advocacy Grant, Community Service Grant, International Travel Grant, QI Project Grant and Research Grant in order to present activities and experiences

***Please note the following***

– Recipients must be able to attend the NMPRA National Meeting in Anaheim,California on Saturday, October 8th, 2022 for the Clinical Case Competition, Howard Schubiner Award, and Gary Onady Award.

– Recipients must be able to attend the NMPRA National Meeting in 2023 (in Washington DC) for Advocacy/Community Service GrantInternational Travel GrantQuality Improvement Grant, and Research Grant in order to present activities and experiences.

– Recipients’ registration for the NMPRA National Meeting will be covered.

If you would like to apply or nominate an applicant for any of the grants or awards, please send in your applications using the form below or sending via email to [email protected]. The deadline for all applications is Friday, September 2nd at 11:59PM EST.

Previous Winners

  • International Travel GrantDr. Abbie Goodman (ECU/Vidant Medical Center)
  • Advocacy/Community Service Grant: Drs. Sarah Soliman and Eric Zuniga (LAC + USC Medical Center)
  • Quality Improvement Grant: Dr. Rebecca Moore (Brown University)
  • Resident Clinical Case Competition: Dr. Ariel Nash (Albany Medical College)
  • Medical Student Clinical Case Competition: Prarthana Patel, MSV (UMKC School of Medicine)
  • Gary Onady Award: Dr. Kathryn Nagel (Yale University)
  • Howard Schubiner Award: Dr. Valien Kondos (Christiana Care Health System)
  • Medical Student Interest Group Award: Brody School of Medicine at ECU
  • Research Grant: Dr. Austin Wesevich (Duke University)
  • International Travel GrantDr. Abbie Rose Goodman (ECU/Vidant Medical Center)
  • Advocacy/Community Service Grant: Dr. Sarah Soliman and Dr. Eric Zuniga (LAC + USC Medical Center)
  • Quality Improvement Grant: Dr. Rebecca Moore (Brown University)
  • Resident Clinical Case Competition: Dr. Ariel Nash (Albany Medical College)
  • Medical Student Clinical Case Competition: Prarthana Patel, MSV (UMKC School of Medicine)
    • Gary Onady Award: Dr. Kathryn Nagel (Yale University)
    • Howard Schubiner Award: Dr. Valien Kondos (Christiana Care Health System)
    • Medical Student Interest Group Award: Brody School of Medicine at ECU
  • International Travel GrantDr. Shalini Vaid (University of Florida)
  • Advocacy/Community Service Grant: Dr. Kira Watson (LAC/USC Medical Center)
  • Resident Clinical Case Competition: Dr. Mara Horwitz (University of Missouri), Dr. Jessica Jaddaoul (Albany Medical Center)
  • Medical Student Clinical Case Competition: Sam Wainwright (University of Illinois – Chicago)
  • Gary Onady Award: Dr. Brandon Allport (University of Miami)
  • Howard Schubiner Award: Dr. Amrit Misra (Wayne State University)

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