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Medical Education Research 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 – formerly RIME) proposals.

The SGEA will provide up to three research grants for two years.  The grant award may total up to $5,000 for submissions involving one institution and $7,500 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.

2018 SGEA MESRE Grant Call for Proposals 

For the September 2018 Grant Cycle, we are encouraging projects aimed at addressing competency-based assessment (including EPAs and milestones), self-directed learning, inter-professional education and practice, or learning environments. The Call for Proposals closes on September 30, 2018. Additional questions should be directed to Dr. Cayla Teal (teal@medicine.tamhsc.edu).

2017-2019 Grant Recipients

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

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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