Medical Humanities Education Grant Winner Spring 2019 – Dr. Briseida Mema

Dr. Briseida Mema’s  submission, Literary Arts in Critical Care, was selected in the Spring 2019 competition for the Medical Humanities Education Grant.

Congratulations on this achievement!

Information on this semi-annual Medical Humanities award can be found below.

STAY TUNED FOR NEXT YEAR’S DEADLINES

Dear Colleagues,

Post MD Education continues to offer the Medical Humanities Education Matching Funding Grant in the amount of $5,000 per project proposal, distributed on a semi-annual basis. The first (inaugural) call went out in January 2017 and grants were awarded in June 2017, December 2017, June 2018 and December 2018.

The submission deadline for 2019 was in March 29, 2019 with grants awarded to the successful applicants in June.

The integration of humanities in medical education curricula has the potential to improve observation skills, self-reflection, and enhance learner competencies in the CanMEDS roles. Projects and proposals may reflect a variety of curricular designs which identify how medical humanities will be integrated into curricula and further enhance CanMEDS competencies.

Each proposal will require a matching funding commitment from the submitting department/division, i.e., if the project budget is $4,500 – a letter from the department chair committing to $2,250 is required. Funding will be provided for a one year period, and applicants must agree to submit a project report at end of the period.

Post MD Education will transfer the awarded funds to the successful applicant’s Academic Department in the Faculty of Medicine. Business Managers will provide Financial Information Services (FIS) account numbers to facilitate this transfer within 4 weeks of application approval or the funding offer will be withdrawn. The Academic Department will be responsible for the disbursement of funds to the successful applicant.

Queries can be addressed by email to Arlene McKinley at arlene.mckinley@nullutoronto.ca

Medical Humanities Education Grant Winner Spring 2019 – Dr. Briseida Mema