ach year the National Med-Peds Residents’ Association presents several grants and awards to Med-Peds Residents. Applications will open Friday, April 8, 2016. Deadline for all awards and grants will be Friday, June 17, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST, with the exception of Research Grant with a deadline of Monday, August 1, 2016 11:59 EST.  Winners will be announced 2-4 weeks after the deadline.  See links below for more details about the individual grants and awards. Presentations/blurbs from previous winners are posted under the individual grant page.

Applications now open! See the individual grant/award pages below on how to apply.
Submit applications by email to president-elect@medpeds.org

Grants and Awards

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Advocacy/Community Service Grants (up to $1000 for a project to help 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)
  • International Travel Grant (up to $500 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)


  • 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 go to www.medpeds.org to find out how to join
  • Must be able to attend NMPRA National Meeting in San Francisco on October 22, 2016 for Clinical Case Competition, Howard Schubiner Award, and Gary Onady Award
  • Must be able to attend NMPRA National Meeting in Chicago in 2017 for Advocacy/Community Service Grant, International Travel Grant, and Research Grant in order to present activities and experiences


Grant Winners – Congratulations!


  • Advocacy/Community Service: Dr Kira Watson(LAC+USC): Farmers Market at LAC+USC Hospital
  • Resident Case Competition: Dr Mara Horwitz (Univ Missouri-Kansas City): From Poor Prognosis to Unexpected Diagnosis – A Case of Herpes Simplex Encephalitis With Close Resemblance to Glioblastoma
  • Resident Case Competition: Dr Jessica Jaddaoui (Albany): Wet and Wild: Drowning in Sarcoidosis
  • Gary O’nady: Dr Brandon Allport (Miami)
  • Howard Schubiner: Dr Amrit Misra (Wayne St.)
  • Medical Student Case Competition: Sam Wainwright (Univ of Illinois at Chicago): A 17 year old boy with Alport Syndrome, a State Budget, and a Ticking Clock
  • Travel Grant: Dr Shalini Vaid (Rochester): Shoes to Decrease Diabetic Foot Ulcers in Uttar Pradesh, India​
  • Research Grant: To be announced

Winners will be presenting their research/cases at the 2016 NMPRA National Meeting. Previous winners’ presentations and/or blurbs are posted under the individual award pages.