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SGEA Awards

SGEA Innovation in Medical Education Award  

SGEA supports and encourages innovation in medical education. To recognize members who have developed an innovative approach to medical education and to support participation of SGEA members in activities that promote educational scholarship, the SGEA will provide one award of $5000 each year to recognize an outstanding innovation in medical education. Innovations that promote collaborative projects across institutions, the health professions, and sections (UGME, GME, CME, and MESRE) will be given extra consideration. This is an award rather than a grant, so the winner may apply the funds wherever they see the greatest need for continued improvement in medical education.

The winners of the 2017-2018 Innovation in Medical Education Award are Dr. Cristy Page and her group at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill for the development and implementation of the Mobile Medical Milestones Application: Innovative Documentation of Learner and Faculty Observations at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Congratulations!

SGEA MESRE Grants    

The Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) supports and encourages scholarship in medical education. To help its members participate in opportunities that provide educational scholarship, the SGEA provides funding to initiate new Medical Education Scholarship, Research and Evaluation (MESRE) proposals. The SGEA will provide up to two research grants for two years. The grant award may total up to $5000 for submissions involving one institution and $7500 for submissions involving the collaboration of two or more institutions.  The SGEA also seeks to promote collaborative projects across institutions, and sections (UGME, GME, CME, and MESRE), and seeks to stimulate the development of a community of educational scholars. Project proposals must be consistent with previously published criteria for scholarship and provide additional opportunities for others to build upon this work.
The call for proposals has closed for the 2018 cycle. The deadline for submission was September 30, 2018.



2017 MESRE Award Winners

Refinement of the Team Development Measure for Effective Use in Assessment of Teamwork in Interprofessional Education Activities
Kelly Lockeman, PhD, Project Leader- $7,500
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
(collaborating with University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus)

Making a physician: Exploring medical students’ experience of professional identity development during clerkships
Michael S. Ryan, MD, MEHP, Project Leader - $5,000
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine



SGEA Medical Education Research Grants

The SGEA will provide up to two $5,000 research grants to support new research projects from one institution and $7500 if the project involves the collaboration of two or more institutions.

SGEA Career Educator Award

This award recognizes one individual from the southern region annually.

SGEA Medical Educational Scholarship Awards (MESA)

Medical Education Scholarship Awards (MESA) is a comprehensive professional development program established in 2003 by the AAMC-Southern Group on Educational Affairs and supported by its member institutions.

Other Awards

GEA Merrel Flair Award in Medical Education
To honor an individual who has made a major, long-term contribution to the process, administration, or transmission of information on medical education in North America.

AAMC Grants and Awards
At its annual meeting, the AAMC presents major awards honoring individuals and programs making significant contributions in the fields of medical education, research, and community service.

Arnold P. Gold Foundation Research Grants
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation seeks applications for research projects related to the impact of the Gold Humanism Honor Society on the culture of medical education.

About the SGEA


Contact SGEA

SGEA Chair
Nicole Borges, PhD
Professor, Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences
University of Mississippi Medical Center
nborges@umc.edu

AAMC Staff
Steve McKenzie
Director, Constituent Engagement
smckenzie@aamc.org

Sarah Brown
Constituent Engagement Specialist
sarbrown@aamc.org


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