Funding Opportunities, Awards and Resources

Society for Continuing Medical Education (SACME). Phil R. Manning Research Award in Continuing Professional Development. Call for Proposals – The Manning Grant has up to $50,000 (USD) over two years available to support scientific research. For detailed information and to submit your letter of intent by midnight (CST) on Friday, January 15, 2021 go to the submission portal.

Patient-centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Upcoming Funding Opportunities. Check for research areas and upcoming application deadlines.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). offers a variety of grants to support medical educators, clinicians and researchers. Find more information here.

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