CORD-EMF EDUCATION RESEARCH GRANT

GENERAL INFORMATION
2016 - 2017

Deadline for receipt of application: January 15, 2016

Notification of award: May 2016

Funding: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017

INTRODUCTION

The Emergency Medicine Foundation endeavors to promote and to provide improved education and research opportunities in the field of emergency medicine in order to improve the availability and quality of emergency medical treatment.

The EMF/Council of Residency Directors (CORD) Research Grant will award one or more grants to promote project(s) that seeks to study a medical education topic that has direct relevance to the specialty of emergency medicine.  Applicants may apply for up to a total of $25,000 for a one-year period. 

DEFINITION OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE EDUCATION RESEARCH

Emergency medicine education research is broadly defined as scientific investigation designed to investigate the impact of educational innovations and/or study novel means of assessing the essential knowledge and skills of emergency medicine providers.

RESEARCH TOPICS

The EMF/CORD Research Grant goals and scope:

  1. To promote methodologically robust emergency medicine education research.
  2. To provide evidence that supports best practices for emergency medicine training and assessment.
  3. To facilitate the academic growth and development of future researchers in emergency medicine education.
  4. To study emergency medicine education across the continuum including medical students, residents, fellows, or faculty.
  5. To publish research findings in a peer-reviewed journal.

Scope: Proposals may include, but are not limited to:   improved learning, curricular or program evaluation, instructional design, patient safety, or assessment. 

For more instructions and the application process please download the CORD-EMF Education Research Grant Instructions

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