In Its 25th Year, Stemmler Fund Now Accepting Letters of Intent for 2020-2021 Cycle

Posted June 26, 2020

In support of innovation in medical education assessment, the Edward J. Stemmler, MD, Medical Education Research Fund of NBME is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 Call for Letters of Intent. The application deadline is Aug. 15, 2020.

Celebrating 25 years, the Stemmler Fund provides support for research and development in innovative assessment methodologies or techniques, with the potential to advance assessment in medical education or practice. Expected outcomes include advances in the theory, knowledge, or practice of assessment at any point along the continuum of medical education, from undergraduate and graduate education and training, through practice. 

In the 2020-2021 funding cycle, applicants may request up to $150,000 of NBME funding support for a project period of up to two years. Click here for instructions on how to submit a Letter of Intent. More information on eligibility can be found in the Stemmler Fund application portal or on NBME’s official website.

This summer, NBME will also announce and celebrate the recipients of this prestigious research fund award for 2020.


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