CDEM Medical Education Fellow Travel Scholarship

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The CDEM Medical Education Fellow Travel Scholarship is a new award for 2022-2023 and provides financial assistance to travel to the SAEM Annual Meeting.

Applications are now CLOSED.

The applicant should be a Medical Education Fellow; they may be an incoming fellow (after matching but prior to starting), a current fellow, or in their first year after completion of a medical education fellowship at the time of application. This award intends to help a fellow network and help promote their career focusing on undergraduate medical education. Fellows should show achievement and/or interest in undergraduate medical education. The recipient must agree to attend the CDEM business meeting at the SAEM Annual Meeting and present any applicable work they have done; they may also propose a didactic to present at the CDEM business meeting. At which time, CDEM will have the honor in recognizing the fellow for their accomplishment.

The award is up to $1,000 with a maximum of two awards that can be given in any application cycle. All nomination packets must include:

  • A letter of support from the medical education fellowship director (limit 2 pages). If an incoming fellow, current residency program director may instead write the letter if the applicant wishes.

Note: we encourage the nominating program to pledge to fund any additional travel costs to the SAEM Annual Meeting that are not covered in full by this award, if possible A personal statement detailing the applicant's interest in the award (limit 2 pages) Curriculum vitae and/or teaching portfolio of the nominee If you have any questions about the CDEM awards process, please contact