Clinical Trainee (MD) Support

Internal Stanford Funding Opportunity in Maternal Child Health

DEADLINE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 5:00pm

The CHRI Clinical (MD) Trainee Awards support MD (or MD/PhD) fellows as follows:

  • Provides up to 100% salary/fringe support for up to two years (non-competitive renewal for year 2)
  • Supports 2nd and 3rd years of fellowship only (PGY5 and PGY6)
  • Used for the fellows’ remuneration and benefits (at the level determined appropriate for their particular specialty)

CHRI Forms for Applicants


Awards will be announced in March, 2018. Proposals that are not funded can be resubmitted on Friday, April 27, 2018 (within the funding cycle). Formal award letters for both rounds (original submission and resubmission) will be issued in June 2018.   

Award Period: July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019


  • Provide documentation that s/he has submitted, or plans to submit, during the first 15 months of fellowship training (or residency training in the case of surgery residents), an application to an external agency to support his/her research training.
  • Hold a medical (MD or equivalent) doctoral degree.
  • Have completed one year of training by the start of the award term.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to an investigative career in obstetrics, pediatrics, pediatric subspecialty or subspecialty primarily focused on child health (e.g., pediatric surgery).
  • Use the CHRI funding for their 2nd and 3rd years of research training (PGY5 and PGY6) during which a minimum of 75% time is devoted to research.
  • Have legal residence status in the United States.
  • Be a pediatrician or a child health specialist.
  • Primary research mentor may be from any research discipline
  • Primary research mentor must be a member of the CHRI.*
  • Non-ACGME fellows are eligible provided all other criteria are met.

CHRI Fellows' Research Club (NEW)

Research Club Notice

Research Club Syllabus

Reviewer Form

Funding Rates

Year # of Applications
#of Awards Funding Rate
Total Awarded
FY 17 25 16 64% $1,815,000
FY 16 31 23 74% $2,134,000
FY 15 27
FY 14
26 17 65% $1,545,000
FY 13 21
17 81% $1,341,200
FY 12 33
23 70% $1,401,000
FY 11 14 10 71% $734,000

Clinical (MD) Trainee Support Panel Co-Chairs

Alfred Woodley Salter and Mabel Smith Salter Endowed Professor in Pediatrics
Professor of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy, of Neurology at the Stanford University Medical Center