Clinical Scholars Program

Applications Open Every January

Your team could be part of the next cohort of Clinical Scholars (2019-2021)! Applications open January 11, 2019 at 9 a.m. ET and are due by March 13, 2019 at 3 p.m. ET.

Application Criteria

To drive important change in every aspect of health and health care, the program seeks collaborative, curious participants from a wide range of fields and practices. Apply as interprofessional and interdisciplinary teams of two to five members. Applicants/teams must:

  • Have received clinical licenses in their chosen health professions

  • Have completed all required clinical training five or more years prior to program launch

  • Include at least one team member with a terminal degree

  • Be actively seeing patients and/or supervising or training providers

Program Elements

Over the course of the three-year program, participants will:

  • Be awarded grant funding based on team size—ranging from up to $210,000 for a two-person team to a maximum of $525,000 for a five-person team—to support the ongoing participation of all team members for all three years, including salary support, project funding, and project travel.

  • Design and implement a real-world project to address with a cross-disciplinary team.

  • Develop high-level leadership skills through professional coaching, networking, and an advanced leadership curriculum, including seven in-person leadership sessions reinforced by distance-based learning using interactive technology.

  • Continue working in their home communities and applying new learnings in real time.

  • Network and become part of a national group of leaders spanning clinical specialties, thematic areas of interest, and regions.

  • Receive high-touch mentoring and executive coaching from national leaders in clinical practice, health equity, public policy, and advocacy.

  • Present the results of their project in several settings, including a “TED”-style talk.

For More Information

Visit the Clinical Scholars recruitment website to apply, read Frequently Asked Questions, and more.