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Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship

This award recognizes an outstanding junior faculty member who has demonstrated leadership in the United States in addressing inequities in medical education and health care; demonstrated efforts in addressing educational, societal, and health care needs racial and ethnic minorities; and is committed to a career in academic medicine. The recipient receives a $15,000 grant to support his or her academic and professional activities. Funding for the fellowship begins in November of the year the fellowship is awarded. The recipient will be required to submit a final narrative and financial reports.

Request for Nominations

Information regarding the 2017 nomination process will be published Monday, January 2, 2017.

Award Program Book

2015 Herbert W. Nickens Award Program Book 

Nomination Packet Checklist

Faculty Fellowship Nomination Packet Checklist 

2016 Nickens Faculty Award Brochure

Faculty Award Brochure 

2015 Nickens Award Winner

Dr. Jed Gonzalo

Jed D. Gonzalo, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Penn State College of Medicine

Previous Nickens Faculty Fellowship Award Winners

Herbert W. Nickens Award winners from 2000 - 2015.

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