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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10219-EI

Medical Sciences/Education

Ireland
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Collaborate with staff on the delivery of specialist lectures on health professions education, pedagogy and research to MSc course (average class size: 20) and/or medical education audience: 8-12 hours in total; Deliver faculty workshops in Scholar’s area of expertise in Health Profession/Medical Education, Simulation, Professionalism and Research. Collaborate with staff to discuss and develop research protocols. The final grant program will be influenced by the Scholar’s particular interests.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Three months
Grant Dates

September 2020 - January 2021 (Flexible)

Locations

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)

The focus of RCSI is on undergraduate medical, pharmacy and physiotherapy education, as well as nursing, leadership, healthcare management and translational (bench to bedside to population) original research activities. RCSI is also the national surgery training college. Founded in 1784, RCSI provides extensive education and training in the healthcare professions. RCSI’s medical school is one of the world’s leading international medical schools and is the largest medical school in Ireland. The College also provides undergraduate courses in pharmacy and physiotherapy. RCSI delivers postgraduate training and education through its Faculties of Radiology, Nursing & Midwifery, Dentistry, Sports & Exercise Medicine, the School of Postgraduate Studies, the Institute of Leadership and the National Surgical Training Centre. The RCSI Research Institute is one of Ireland’s foremost research centers. More than 60 countries are represented in RCSI’s international student body. The College has a strong international presence with Schools in Malaysia, Dubai and a university in Bahrain.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Education
Medical Sciences
Specializations

Medical pedagogy, health professions education, translational research, simulation, professionalism

Special Features

This award is cost-shared by the host institution. Please see the Program Overview box for further information.

Number of Grants
1
Activity
Teaching/Research
Category
Open to all levels of scholars, except early career
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Monday, September 16, 2019
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

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