The Family Medicine Discovers Rapid Cycle Scientific Discovery and Innovation Initiative (FMD RapSDI) supports short-term innovative and high-impact research projects led by practicing family physicians.

Two practicing family physicians will be selected as 2024 FMD RapSDI scholars. Each scholar receives up to $40,000 in grant funding for research costs, including time and/or salary requirements. Scholars also receive mentorship support and research infrastructure from the AAFP National Research Network (AAFP NRN).

The application process is now open. The first-round application period for FMD RapSDI 2024 closes at 5 p.m. CT, Jan.16, 2024. No previous research experience is required.

Plan to attend an online information session Nov. 8, Nov. 10, Dec. 6, or Dec. 8.

Learn more or apply now.

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