UIC Medical Education Research Grant Opportunity

The UIC Department of Medical Education is pleased to announce a call for letters of intent for the Ilene B. Harris Legacy Research Fund. The goal of the fund is to further the mission of the Department by
supporting health professions education research projects that address important problems or questions in health professions in ways that advance innovation and/or methodological approaches. Proposals from medical education scholars employed at any non-profit institution of higher education are welcome. Projects are limited to 1 year and $40,000.

For full details, and to apply, see: 

Questions from folks in this group can be addressed to Alan Schwartz (

The Ilene B. Harris Legacy Research fund is a gift of Professor Morton Harris in honor of Ilene Harris, Professor and former Head of the UIC Department of Medical Education. Through this program, the Department continues to recognize and advance Ilene Harris’s commitments to
the development of leadership and scholarship in the field of health professions education.

Alan Schwartz
The Michael Reese Endowed Professor of Medical Education
Interim Head, UIC Department of Medical Education
Research Professor, UIC Department of Pediatrics