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Awards, Fellowships and Grants

The New York Academy of Medicine offers a variety of grants and fellowships to medical students, seasoned physicians and investigators to support the advancement of health care studies.

Thanks to the generosity of the donors who established named funds to support research and learning in a wide range of fields, NYAM's awards, lectureships, research fellowships, and student grants exist in perpetuity to honor the accomplishments, tenacity, and promise that the honorees exemplify. We are honored to be in a position to support their work.

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  • The Mary and David Hoar Fellowship in the Prevention and Treatment of Hip Fracture
    Research Fellowship
    Please check back in Fall 2014 for updated information.
    The Mary and David Hoar Fellowship offers a one or two-year, $100,000 grant in support of clinical, epidemiologic and health services research in the prevention and treatment of hip fractures. Candidates must hold an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree and must conduct their research in a supervised program in the greater New York area.

  • The Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowships
    Student Grant

    The Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship program provides stipends for outstanding medical, dental, public health, public policy and graduate nursing students to conduct summer research projects on some aspect of health care delivery transformation for vulnerable populations and/or early childhood health and development, with an emphasis on policy implications. Fellows are also required to participate in a variety of leadership development activities. Fellows will receive a stipend of $4,500, payable in two installments: 2/3 at the beginning of the program and 1/3 upon review of their final reports. No support for indirect costs or laboratory expenses is provided. Up to $500 may be available to Fellows to reimburse certain program-related expenses for which receipts are submitted.

  • The Glorney-Raisbeck Medical Student Grants in Cardiovascular Research
    Student Grant
    Accepting Applications Beginning October 1, 2014
    Up to four $4,000 grants, consisting of a $3,500 student stipend plus $500 in support of the laboratory or department at which the student will conduct research, will be awarded to MD candidates who are either enrolled in a New York-area medical school or plan to conduct research at a New York-area institution. The grants typically support 10-12 week mentored cardiovascular research projects initiated during the summer between the first and second years of medical school, but medical school students in any year of their education may apply. Students are encouraged to pursue research projects that extend beyond this startup period.

  • The David E. Rogers Fellowship Program
    Student Grant
    Accepting Applications Beginning October 1, 2014
    The David E. Rogers Fellowship Program is a national fellowship for medical and dental students in support of a 10-12 week mentored project initiated during the summer between the first and second years of medical or dental school. Up to five grants of approximately $4,000 will be awarded. The Fellowship is meant to enrich the educational experiences of students through projects that couple medicine and dentistry with the needs of underserved or disadvantaged patients or populations.

  • The Glorney-Raisbeck Fellowships in Cardiovascular Diseases
    Research Fellowship
    Now Accepting Applications - Deadline November 1st, 2014
    The Glorney-Raisbeck Fellowships in Cardiovascular Diseases are one-year, $70,000 grants awarded for research by young physician scientists in supervised programs that will develop the candidates' ability to perform independent clinical or laboratory research. Up to three Fellowships will be awarded.

Looking for the Gladys Brooks Internship? See the Conservation Lab section of the NYAM Library.

How to Apply

Instructions on how to apply for NYAM's research fellowships, student grants, endowed lectures and awards are contained within the description of each program. Please click on your program of interest for full details.

Amy Paller Delivers the 2014 Howard Fox Memorial Lecture

Amy Paller Delivers the 2014 Howard Fox Memorial Lecture

On February 18, 2014, Amy Paller, MS, MD delivered the 60th Howard Fox, MD Memorial lecture at NYAM on the topic of “Update on Genetic Skin Disorders and Their Management.” Dr. Paller is the Walter J. Hamlin Chair and Professor of Dermatology, Professor of Pediatrics, and Principal Investigator of the NIH-funded Skin Disease Research Center at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. In her talk, Dr. Paller reviewed the landscape of genetic dermatological diseases and provided a front row view of cutting-edge, future treatment options through new technologies including small interfering RNA conjugated nanoparticles, stem cell therapy, and gene replacement therapy.

Michael A. Weber, MD Delivers the 2013 Nahum J. Winer Lecture at NYAM

Michael A. Weber, MD Delivers the 2013 Nahum J. Winer Lecture at NYAM

NYAM welcomed Michael A. Weber, MD to deliver the 2013 Nahum J. Winer Lecturer on October 8, 2013. Dr. Weber is Professor of Medicine at the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, New York. The topic of his lecture was “Unresolved Issues in Diagnosing and Treating Hypertension: Is Renal Sympathectomy An Answer?

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