To apply, qualified researchers must submit a brief letter of intent introducing their research proposal and a budget estimate of up to $150,000. The letters will undergo evaluation by the Stemmler Fund Steering Committee, and should describe projects that advance research or innovative assessment methods in medical education or practice. Letters of intent will compete for a chance to submit a full proposal for grant consideration.
The Stemmler Fund was established by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) in 1995 to support the research or development of innovative assessment approaches to enhancing the evaluation of medical students and practicing physicians. For more information on the 2014-2015 Stemmler Fund, or to submit an application, visit http://www.nbme.org/research/applicationcenter.html