Continuing Medical Education

COSEHC CARDIOVASCULAR POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP GUIDELINES

FUNDING PERIOD: January 1 through December 30 each year
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 1, 2012
 
OBJECTIVE: To support career training & primary research for individuals in cardiovascular disease in the Southeastern US
 
SCIENCE FOCUS: Research broadly related to cardiovascular disease and function, stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering and/or public health problem
 
DISCIPLINES: All basic and clinical disciplines in medicine
 
SITE OF WORK: Fellowship and work must be at medical institution in the Southeastern United States as defined by COSEHC
 
SCOPE OF WORK: All projects must be done in accordance with NIH guidelines for research involving animals or human research
 
REQUIREMENTS: Completed either a MD, PhD, DrPH, or DO at time of award
 
CITIZENSHIP: Must be a citizen or non-citizen national of the United States or must have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., in possession of a currently valid Alien Registration Receipt Card I-551, or some other legal verification of such status). Non-citizen nationals are generally persons born in outlying possessions of the United States (e.g., American Samoa and Swains Island). Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible
 
ANNUAL AWARD: $ 3O,OOO including fringe benefits; $ 5000 may be used for project support. 65% of the funding will be given at the time of the award, with the remainder given at the completion of the fellowship, after receipt of a satisfactory final report

At least forty hours per week during the Fellowship must be dedicated to the research program. Within the 40 hours per week training period, research trainees who are also training as clinicians must devote their time to the proposed research work and must confine clinical duties to only those that are an integral part of the research training experience
 
AWARD DURATION: ONE year. Applicant may apply for one additional year of funding at the midpoint of initial grant (by 12/30)
 
PEER REVIEW: Prospective applicant must author application;evaluation will include applicant’s qualifications & research ability and previous accomplishments. Preference will be given to applicants trained within the southeastern US.
 
RESTRICTIONS: Applicant can have no more that 3 years post-doctoral experience at time of the award. Must not have a faculty appointment. Institution or other funding agency may supplement fellowship award
 
REPORTING: Progress report due at mid-term (6 months after award), and a Final report at the end of the fellowship. Publications, monographs, and manuscripts resulting from the award must acknowledge COSEHC support
 
SELECTION: Applications will be reviewed by the COSEHC Fellowship Committee, which will recommend a candidate to the Board for final approval at the Fall meeting
 

*COSEHC reserves the right to not award the fellowship if in the opinion of the fellowship review committee there is not a suitable applicant.

 

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