The National College of Physicians (NCP) is presently funding the following grants:
NCP Presidential Research Grant- I. This NCP Presidential Research Grant has been established to integrate evidence based practice (EBP) into hospital care. Lack of EBP can compromise patient care, and this Presidential Research Grant has been created to help identify and evaluate the necessary mechanisms that should be put into place to help nurses build the skills needed for EBP.
NCP Presidential Research Grant- II. This NCP Presidential Research Grant has been established to reach scientific and evidence based conclusions regarding outpatients' post-surgical pain, and bedside pain management.
NCP Presidential Research Grant- III. This NCP Presidential Research Grant seeks scientific and evidence based results regarding the correlation between anti-psychotic drugs and the advanced-stage methanphetine patient.
NCP Presidential Research Grant- IV. This NCP Presidential Research Grant focuses on the attrition of physicians, including where they go after leaving the field and why they left.
NCP Presidential Research Grant- V. This NCP Presidential Research Grant has been established to evaluate the preparedness of Physicians in the US if the pandemic should imminently occur, and what necessary steps are required to prevent the pandemic's varying stages of invasion.
March 1, 2011
These grants are open to any physician, intern or fellow that holds that demonstrates a high level of leadership and achievement. Applicants must have significant research experience. NCP's conflict-of-interest policy applies. All applicants must be prepared to explain their methodology before the NCP Grants Committee. Preference will be given to NCP members. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Grants will be 12 months (one year) in duration.
Grants will range from $1,000 to $25,000 depending on the strength of the proposal.
The applications will be reviewed by the NCP Grants Committee, and will be judged based on the applicant's capabilities, project feasibility, and potential for advancing the field.
Bi-monthly reports summarizing the status and the results of the project must be submitted to the NCP Grants Committee. The applicant will be expected to disseminate information to NCP within 30 days of project completion for publication.