Faculty-wide call for applications for the Richard and Sylvia Cruess Faculty Scholar in Health Sciences Education

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Published: 5Oct2020

Sent on behalf of Dr. Donald Boudreau, Interim Director, Institute of Health Sciences Education

Dear Colleagues:

We are pleased to announce a Faculty-wide call for applications for the Richard and Sylvia Cruess Faculty Scholar in Health Sciences Education, as outlined below. Applications are due January 31, 2021 for funds to be awarded as of September 1, 2021.

THE RICHARD & SYLVIA CRUESS FACULTY SCHOLAR IN HEALTH SCIENCES EDUCATION

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Overall Goal

The goal of this opportunity is to promote excellence and scholarship in health sciences education (HSE) by providing a one-year stipend of $15,000 to a faculty member in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, to pursue research and scholarly activity in HSE. It is expected that the Cruess Faculty Scholar will spend a minimum of one day per week at the Institute of Health Sciences Education (IHSE), participating in IHSE activities and pursuing research in health sciences education.

Deadline for Applications

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2021 for funds to be awarded as of September 1, 2021.

Application Process

To apply, please submit: (1) a copy of your CV; (2) a one-page description of your activities and achievements in HSE to date; (3) a two-page description of what you hope to achieve as a Cruess Faculty Scholar, as well as your proposed topic of research and how you will contribute to the life of the Institute; and (4) a letter of support from your Departmental Chair.

At the end of the year, the Cruess Faculty Scholar is expected to provide a written summary of their scholarly work, present their research to members of the Institute of Health Sciences Education, and pursue dissemination in a variety of venues.

For Further Information

To submit your application and for further information, please contact the Institute of Health Sciences Education by email: ihse.med [at] mcgill.ca (.)

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