S
ince 2014, NMPRA has awarded the NMPRA Research Grant which seeks to fund clinical, resident-driven med-peds research projects. The scope of funded research is broad, however NMPRA seeks to fund projects that aim to impact patient care, which is typically a clinical or laboratory-based project. Areas of research can include, but are not limited to: health services research, medical education, public health, epidemiology, hospitalist medicine, informatics, and other general medicine-pediatric clinical research domains. NMPRA would like to provide pilot funding to promising and innovative projects at a time in training when securing significant grant funding can be challenging.

NMPRA will award up to $2,500 per selected project. The number of awards will depend on the funds available and the size of the award requests of the selected projects.


Submission Details

Please submit the application as a single PDF which includes all the information below:

  • Application proposal
  • Letters of support
  • Biographical sketches

All completed applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on August 1, 2016. Applications will not be processed if any items are missing.

The Research Grant winner will be expected to present his or her research at the NMPRA Annual Conference in Chicago in Fall 2017.

Please email your application to: president-elect@medpeds.org.


Supporting Documents

For detailed information, please download the Research Grant Application:

NMPRA Research Grant Application

For biographical sketch submission, both a sample and template are provided.

Biographical Sketch Sample

Biographical Sketch Template


Recipients

  • 2015, Dr. Laura Flannery, MGH: Atherosclerotic Risk in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
  • 2014, Dr. Dina Hafez, University of Michigan: Understanding Provider Decisions about Screening for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) in Adult Primary Care Clinics: Presentation Slides