The mini-grant awards are intended to promote collaboration and synergy among faculty of Tulane University School of Medicine, to strongly encourage educational research relationships between departments within the institution, and to foster research and scholarship in undergraduate medical education:
Under the guidance of the Society of Teaching Scholars, the Mini-Grant Program supports:
Full-time faculty may apply for Undergraduate Medical Education Mini-Grants for up to $2000 to support innovations in teaching and learning activities that will lead to educational research and scholarship in undergraduate medical education. Proposed activities shall take place during the 2019-2020 academic year (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020).
Award recipients shall submit a brief final report summarizing their activities by September 30, 2020 (or by the end of the semester following the conclusion of the research project). With permission, information from effective and innovative projects will be posted on the Office of Medical Education website. Recipients who attend a teaching conference shall share materials from the conference and present a workshop at Tulane School of Medicine on what they learned. In addition, selected mini-grant recipients may be invited to present their projects.