Purpose of Award: Given to a resident, student, or fellow who has a demonstrated interest in a research career as an independent investigator. This scholarship promotes the involvement of trainees in research which supports the further development of the specialty of emergency medicine.
Application Process: Single letter of support (time off granted by chair or program director), the nominee's curriculum vitae, and a cover letter detailing the reason why they want to attend the EMBRS course, career interests and proposed research projects.
Eligibility: Resident, student, or fellow member of EMRA
Selection Criteria: Applications will be reviewed and evaluated based on potential impact of the recipient on EM research, strength of letter of support and prior commitment to research. Criteria will include desired interest and potential dedication to research investigation, purpose for continuing research, and likeliness to continue meaningful research investigation in the future
Award: Stipend to cover the registration fees to attend the intensive 11-day, 2 session course provided by EMBRS
NOTE: EMRA pays for the cost of tuition. Other costs associated with the conference (flight, hotel, etc.) is not covered by this scholarship
Application Deadline: January 15
Award Date: Spring Meeting
Requirement: EMRA must receive appropriate acknowledgment for its support of the course and the potential investigation inspired by the sessions
Date of Inception: 2013