WGEA - CLIME Conference Scholarship

This year, the University of Washington School of Medicine is hosting the Western Group on Educational Affairs (WGEA) meeting March 28-31, 2020 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, CA. CLIME is making funding available to faculty, staff and students who want to showcase their education scholarship at this regional AAMC meeting.

Asilomar is a stunningly beautiful venue and the meeting promises to be exciting, with the theme: “Finding Common Ground: Attune, Affirm, Advance.” Keynote speakers include UW’s own Suzanne Allen, MD, MPH and Belinda Fu, MD, as well as Clarence Braddock, MD, currently vice dean at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a former UWSOM faculty member.

Faculty, staff, residents, and students wishing to receive funding will need to complete 2 steps:

  1. Complete google form https://forms.gle/9LfUsBwZj3f1fs1N9 explaining in 250 words why attending the WGEA is important for your academic growth and development.

  2. Send a copy of the proposal you are submitting to WGEA for a session/presentation in the above google form – along with proof of your submission.


CLIME has limited funding to cover registration costs. We will place priority for scholarships to submissions that respond to the conference themes.

Please see the WGEA conference call for submissions at the following link for more detailed information: https://www.wgea2020.com/ Please note that the deadline for submission is October 31, 2019.

The deadline to submit applications for the CLIME WGEA Conference Scholarship is November 7, 2019.

CLIME WGEA 2020 Conference Scholarship Awardees will be notified by December 15, 2019.

Check out www.WGEA2020.com for all updates.

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Call for Proposals: 2019 Small Grants Program

CLIME’s mission is to advance and support health professions education at the University of Washington and throughout the WWAMI region using state-of-the-art methods, approaches and activities. We seek to promote and advance an integrated continuum of health professions education.

In keeping with our mission, CLIME is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for both junior and senior faculty, staff and students who are interested in pursuing education scholarship. The goal of this funding program is to provide CLIME members with opportunities to develop innovative education scholarship in the health professions, including the scholarship of discovery, integration, application and teaching. By providing ongoing support to these activities at UW, we hope to develop and support a community of education scholars.

We are particularly interested in funding projects exploring aspects of equity and diversity, quality improvement, and curriculum innovation. Priority will be given to projects that are innovative, enhance the quality of research in health sciences education, and promote the application of scholarship to practice. Examples include, but are not limited to: development and evaluation of equitable and innovative teaching methods, novel approaches to assessment, or implementation of technology-based modalities to promote active learning.

CLIME has made a total of $20,000 available for funding during this grant cycle. General awards are capped at $5,000. Travel and conference fees can NOT be supported by the grant. We seek to distribute awards across the five-state, WWAMI region. Proposals are due by March 28, 2019, no later than 17:00 by email to clime@uw.edu

Please click on the links below for official call for proposals and the application template.

Examples of previously funded projects can be found here: http://clime.washington.edu/grant/

Call For Proposals: 2018 Small Grants Program

CLIME’s mission is to advance and support health professions education at the University of Washington and throughout the WWAMI region using state-of-the-art methods, approaches and activities. We seek to promote and advance an integrated continuum of health professions education. 

In keeping with our mission, CLIME is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for both junior and senior faculty, staff and students who are interested in pursuing education scholarship. The goal of this funding program is to provide CLIME members with opportunities to develop innovative education scholarship in the health professions, including the scholarship of discovery (traditional research), integration, application and teaching.  By providing ongoing support to these activities at UW, we hope to develop and support a community of education scholars.

We are particularly interested in funding projects exploring aspects of curriculum renewal and ongoing curriculum improvement as well as diversity and inclusion in Academic Medicine. Priority will be given to projects that are innovative, enhance the quality of research in health sciences education, and promote the application of scholarship to practice. Examples include, but are not limited to: development and evaluation of innovative teaching methods, novel approaches to assessment, or comparisons of technology-based modalities to promote active learning.

CLIME has made a total of $20,000 available for funding during this grant cycle.  General awards are capped at $5,000. Travel and conference fees can NOT be supported by the grant. We seek to distribute awards across the five-state, WWAMI region.

Proposals are due by March 29, 2018, no later than 17:00 by email to clime@uw.edu.

Please click on the links below for the official call for proposals and the application template. 

Examples of previously funded projects can be found here: http://clime.washington.edu/grant/