ACOG offers a research award in the area of women’s health policy and also posts information on available awards outside our organization.
Warren H. Pearse Women’s Health Policy Award
Purpose: To explore an aspect of health care policy.
Description/Criteria: This research fellowship will provide $10,000 to support research which explores an aspect of health care policy that assists, defines, or restricts the ability of a physician to deliver health care to women in the general population, or in a specific area. Application deadline: December 15.
Each application must include the following:
- Application cover sheet, which can be found here
- Research Proposal (max. 8 pages). No specific format required.
- One-page budget
- Letter of support from the applicant’s program director, departmental chair, or laboratory director
Email submissions as PDFs to Fwilliams@acog.org
All applicants must be Junior Fellows or Fellows of the College at the time of application.
Grants are made for one calendar year – from July 1 through June 30. A 6-month progress report will be due in January. No more than one (1), no-cost extension may be granted.
Grants are not intended to supplement physician stipends; all funds are to be directed to research costs. No amount of funding may be used for travel/food costs or computers and no additional overhead will be paid.
A final written report, as well as final expenditure reconciliation is required by September 1 after the grant concludes.
Any paper developed as a result of this award shall first be submitted to Obstetrics & Gynecology for consideration for publication. In addition, recognition shall be given to the award’s support of this research.
Access the complete list of past winners.
ACOG Contact: Flossie Williams at FWilliams@acog.org