Clinician Educator Grants Program

DEADLINE: Monday, October 1, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) Clinician Educator (CE) Grants program is here to encourage, develop, and support CE’s to pursue clinical research studies that promote their ability to achieve external funding. Applications may include involvement of other Allied Health Professionals.  

The program seeks innovative, well-developed proposals that pursue clinical research relevant to their clinical practice related to maternal child health research. 

Forms for Applicants


Awards will be announced in December 2018. Earliest award start date is January 1, 2019. The performance period is 12 months. 

Funding Amount

Up to $35,000 for one year


  • Must have a Clinician Educator appointment. All Clinician Educators (CE) at the rank of Clinical Instructor or above can apply.
  • All applicants must be a MCHRI Member*, or his/her Primary Research Mentor must be a MCHRI Member*.
  • A Primary Research Mentor must be identified for Clinical Instructor & Assistant professors.
  • All applicants must have or plan on having a focus on maternal child health research, or wish to expand their interest in maternal child health research
  • All applicants must have legal residence in the United States. (Applicants with H or J visas are eligible).
  • Visiting Scholars are not eligible

Reviewer Form

Funding Rates

YEAR # of Applications # of Awards
 Funding Rate Total Awarded
FY 18 18 6 19% $2,800,000
FY 17 12 5 42% $125,000
FY 16 6 2 33% $50,000
FY 15 12 5 42% $124,500
*Only includes Fall 2017 cycle

Clinician Educator Grants Program Co-Chairs

Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology) and, by courtesy, of Pathology
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Maternal Fetal Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center

Please contact CHRI Administration or 650-724-6891 with any questions.