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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars program at UCLA  fosters the development of physician-leaders who will transform health and health care in this country. Scholars will be equipped to work with communities, organizations, practitioners and policy makers to conduct innovative research important to enhancing the health and well being in these communities. The program’s major focus emphasizes community-based research and leadership training.

New Program Announcement


The RWJF Clinical Scholars Program is no longer accepting applications. However, a new National Clinician Scholars Program at the same four sites will be providing training that continues the content and spirit of that program and will soon be accepting applications from prospective physician and nursing scholars for entry in 2016. Read more here and stay tuned for further details!

         
    Current Scholar/Alumni News

Aaron Dawes (UCLA CSP 13-15) received the UCLA Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Award and was accepted to the Ph.D. program in Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. The STAR Award will fund an additional year of research and training leading to a graduate degree.

Hemal Kanzaria (UCLA CSP 12-15) was granted a 2015 Academic Emergency Medicine Concensus Conference Travel Award. The 2015 Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM) consensus conference, "Diagnostic Imaging in the Emergency Department: A research agenda to optimize utilization" will be held on May 12, 2015 in San Diego, CA.

Greg Sacks (UCLA CSP 13-15)
received the UCLA Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Award and was accepted to the PhD program in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. The STAR Award will fund an additional year of research and training leading to a graduate degree.

Adam Schickedanz (UCLA CSP 14-16) was awarded a UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation (CDI) institute Seed Grant for his proposal, "The Impact of a Medical-Financial Partnership on Caregiver Stress & Child Well-Being." The CDI Seed grant provides funding to promising junior faculty conducting child health research to generate preliminary data needed for subsequent applications to federal and private funding agencies. Schickedanz’s fully-funded project will receive $28,487 for the calendar year effective January 1- December 31, 2015.

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