CREOG Empower Award Application


The Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) provides quality educational programs to motivate Program Directors, Managers, faculty and residents to become the next generation of leaders and innovators. To sustain relevance and support innovation, CREOG has established a fundraising vehicle called the CREOG Empower Fund (donations may be made at CREOG Empower Page).  For 2019, CREOG will be presenting five $2,000 education awards from this fund to applicants to create resources for Ob-Gyn physicians and resident education.

Type of Awards:

1 award: Program Managers 
Submission Topics Areas:

  • Resources for Ob-Gyn Program Managers
  • Resources for APMOG
  • Resources for the APMOG Website

4 awards: Resident Education Submissions 
Submission Topic Areas:

  • Resources for Implementation of the 11th Edition Educational Objectives
  • Faculty Development based on the 11th Edition Educational Objectives
  • Inter-professional Education Resources
  • Surgical Skills Development
  • Resources optimizing Use of Technology (EMRs)
  • Other High Impact Resident Education Resources

Criteria for Eligibility

  • Applicants must be an ACOG Member
  • If awarded, applicant must attend the 2020 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting to receive the award in person (no exceptions)
  • Applicant must be willing to share the resource on the CREOG Website
  • Applicant must attend the 2021 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting to present

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
  • Relevance
  • Achievability in one year (include timeline and budget)
  • Clarity


  • Opening of submissions is August 16, 2019
  • Deadline to submit on October 21, 2019 5:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Recipients notified of the outcome on December 2019
  • Awards presented at Award Luncheon at the 2020 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting
  • Project Presentations at the 2021 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting

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Please click here to view the list of all CREOG Empower Award Winners. 


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