Pilot Grants


The 2013 Education Pilot grants RFP are now open. Deadline: June 14th

Educators drawn from the four institutions are invited to submit a five-page education/scholarly activity research or project proposals. These proposals can be focused on either a new, unique, inter-institutional educational program or educational research question.

Each anticipated maximum award is up to $20,000 for 24 months. Projects are selected based on educational merit, potential to lead to applicability within the DHSA and nationally, and the ability of the education team to demonstrate successful collaboration among the institutions.

Currently awarded pilot grants

Instrument Development to Assess a Debriefing Facilitator Simulation Education of Healthcare Providers
Investigators: Jennifer Saylor (UD), Susan F. Wainwright (TJU)

Development of a certificate and Masters Health Informatics Program
Investigators: Rosemary Kennedy (TJU), Cathy Wu (UD), Dennis M. Gross (TJU), Katie Lakofsky (UD), Anastasia Christianson (AstraZeneca), Anders E. Kolb (Nemours), William Wientraub (CCHS)

Clinical Immersion Experience for Biomedical Engineering Students
Investigators: Jill Higginson (UD), David Martin, Kristi Kiick, Dawn Elliott, Xinqiao Jia, Cole Galloway, Kelvin Lee

Establishing an Interdisciplinary Global Health Education Site for DHSA Partners
Investigators: Omar Khan (CCHS)

Previously awarded pilot grants

New certificate program will help people help themselves when it comes to health

DHSA has awarded a $20,000 educational grant to a team led by Michael Peterson, chair of UD's Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, to develop a post-baccalaureate health coaching certification program at the University of Delaware.