Programs and Initiatives

AACOM’s Research Grant Program is Now Accepting Proposals

AACOM's annual Research Grants Program is now open and accepting submissions. The program offers osteopathic medical educators like you the opportunity to pursue funding for critical study in a broad range of medical education and institutional research topics.

Available Awards

Grant awardees are eligible to receive up to $5,000 for a single program or small collaborative study, and up to $10,000 for a collaborative study across multiple institutions or programs.

Key Dates

  • Proposal Deadline – March 1, 2019
  • Proposals Distributed for Review – March 2019
  • Reviewers Return Proposals – April 2019
  • Notification of Grant Award Status – May 2019
  • Checks Sent – June 2019
  • Grant Work Begins – July 1, 2019

Selection Information

Proposals will be reviewed by a panel of National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME) fellows. Priority will be given to projects that provide the potential for inter-institutional collaboration and/or include specific, feasible strategies for continuing or sustaining the project/activity beyond the grant period. Topics related to workforce issues—such as the implications of the expansion of osteopathic medical colleges, branch campuses, additional teaching sites, and class sizes—are of increasing interest.