The 2018 Cohort 3 application period closed on March 14. Finalists will be notified in May 2018.
Who Should Apply?
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is looking for a few exceptional clinical leaders who want to solve the “Wicked Problems” that impede communities from achieving a Culture of Health!
Why Apply to Become a Clinical Scholar Team?
Apply and become a Fellow in the Clinical Scholars National Leadership Program and you will enjoy three years of supported executive development (approximately 14 days of onsite training a year) while you remain working at your current job.
- Extensive training with world-class faculty
- Executive coaching
- Access to a team facilitator/coach
- A project grant of $35,000 per each team member per year ($105,000 per team member over the 3-year training experience)
- Support from a robust distance-based learning system that will help you customize the material to your own interests and needs
Mid-career health care practitioners from a diverse array of disciplines—from pharmacists and dentists to nurses and physicians, social workers and veterinarians and all allied health professionals—are invited to apply in interprofessional teams of 2-5 members. These teams will receive intensive training, mentoring, coaching, and networking opportunities to lead transformative change—centered on health equity—in their communities.
Are you a strong applicant?
Strong applicants will bring a knowledge of and experience in the art and science of health care services, a unique perspective as providers on health and health care systems, and a commitment to relationships with patients and communities.
The following materials are required to complete and submit an application to the Clinical Scholars Program. All materials must be submitted by March 14th at 3pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted. Applicants are encouraged to start applications early and submit applications ahead of the deadline. Each team completes one application.
- 5-page ‘Wicked Problem Application Narrative’ describing the community’s ‘wicked problem’, the team’s approach to the ‘wicked problem’, additional members of the team, outcome measures of success, and sustainability planning
- 1-page Summary of problem, approach, and anticipated outcomes
- Budget Narrative describing how the team will apply funds to address the problem
- 3-minute video showing reviewers your community and wicked problem
- Each team member provides
- Contact information
- Clinical credentials
- Resume (preferred) or curriculum vita or NIH Biosketch
- Personal statement
- 2 letters of reference