Tuesday, May 4, 2010

China-US Center on Medical Professionalism Seeks Grant Applications

The China-US Center on Medical Professionalism will fund 4-5 research projects by Chinese academics in 2010. This year we are making a commitment to the intersection of administration, business and medicine in China, and are soliciting applications for projects in the following areas of interest: 

  1. Conflict of interest in research and clinical practice.
  2. How medical professionalism can contribute to health policy.
  3. The impact of payment models and physician salaries on medical professionalism.
  4. Approaches and solutions to medical error: how to study error and foster trust amongst administrators and physicians.
  5. The role of professional medical associations in promoting medical professionalism. 
  6. The role of hospitals in promoting medical professionalism.

The amounts awarded will range from 65,000RMB to 100,000RMB annually. The project period could be 1 or 2 years. For more information on the Center and application details, visit http://www.imapny.org/home/china_application.  Questions can be sent to china_usmedprof@yahoo.com.

Applications close on June 20th, 2010.  PLEASE NOTE: grants will only be given to academics based in China. 

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