Deadline for Applications to the Arnold P. Gold Foundation – Aug. 11, 2014
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation is sponsoring partial scholarships of $5,000 for up to eight Gold Humanism Scholars at the Harvard Macy Institute 2015 Program for Educators (tuition is $5,800, travel/lodging is additional). We seek to support health profession educators working to develop and enhance educational projects focused on achieving humanistic patient care that can be replicated across a variety of healthcare delivery settings.
The Gold Foundation aims to restore a more effective balance between the cutting edge science of medicine and the delivery of compassionate, patient-centered care. The Foundation defines the attributes of a humanistic caregiver as one who demonstrates respect for a patient’s concerns and provides compassionate care for a patient’s physical and emotional well-being.
The Gold Foundation is most interested in supporting health profession education projects that:
Typically, the Gold Foundation supports only one faculty member per project for this program. However, we are willing to sponsor teams comprised of 2-3 faculty members for projects that are either:
Applications must be submitted electronically by 11:59pm on Aug. 11, 2014 by entering your information and uploading your documents using this form.
The Gold Foundation will notify applicants of its decision approximately 2 weeks prior to the Harvard Macy Institute’s application deadline of Sept. 27th so that any applicant not selected as a Gold Scholar who still wishes to apply to the Harvard Macy Program for Educators will have time to do so.
Please direct all inquiries to Sharrie McIntosh, Chief Program Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-567-7999 Extension 150
Your application must include:
Gold Scholars will be required to submit an interim and final report to the Gold Foundation; and may be asked to present the project to the Gold Foundation Board of Trustees and/or at select Gold Foundation health professions education forums.
The Gold Foundation will provide, through a restricted grant to the applicant’s institution, a scholarship of $5,000 towards tuition at the Harvard Macy Institute’s 2015 Program for Educators. The applicant will be responsible for securing additional funds to cover remaining expenses associated with participation in the program.
It is the policy of The Arnold P. Gold Foundation that no dean’s tax, overhead or indirect expenses may be subtracted from the total grant amount by the administration of the school. All monies given by The Gold Foundation are to be used exclusively for the scholarship. Dr. Elizabeth Gaufberg, Director of the Gold Foundation Research Institute, Gold Foundation Professor and Harvard Macy Faculty member will serve as a mentor to the Gold Scholars.