The purpose of the Health Science Education Small Grants Program is to stimulate research and innovation in health science education. This program will make small awards (up to $5,000 per project) from an overall project pool of approximately $30,000 to faculty at one of The University of Texas health institutions who submit a written proposal and budget for a project that strives to improve education by innovative approaches.
These projects may involve curriculum development, evaluation methods, faculty development, or use of technology. Projects demonstrating a direct, measurable, positive impact on health science education will be most competitive for the award. Applications will be accepted from all health science disciplines, including medical, nursing, dental, allied health, health information sciences, and basic biomedical sciences.
A successful application will be based upon merit with the intention to be responsible to the needs of a given program. Collaboration between or among units or schools is strongly encouraged where possible. Individuals who received funding in the initial year of the program can reapply for a second year of funding, but this application requires submission of a progress report as well as a proposal for additional funding.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Strict Proposal Deadline of October 7, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. CST
2015 GRANTS (awarded February 2016)
15 SUBMISSIONS: 3 - UTHSC-SA, 2 - UTHSC-H, 4 - UTSW, 4 - UTMDACC, 1 - UTHSC-T, 1 - UTMB
|Proposal Title||Principal Investigator||Institution|
|The Effect of a Team Based Learning Approach on Knowledge Retention Rates for Basic Disaster Life Support Course Participants||Mary P. Chang, MD (Co-PI) and Kelly R. Klien, MD(Co-PI)||The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center|
|Teaching Smartphone Applications to Physician Assistant and Clinical Nutrition Students||Susan G. Rodder, MS, RDN, LD (PI)||The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center|
|Integrating Anatomic Dashboard with Program-based Learning||YW Francis Lam, PharmD (PI)||The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and UT Austin|
|Teaching the Larynx Using 3-D Printing: the vocal apparatus made easy and easily made (request for second year funding)||Alan Y. Sakaguchi, PhD(Co-PI) and Charleen M. Moore PhD (Co-PI)||The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio|
|Project-based Integrated Core Curriculum Development Initiative for Training of the Next-Generation Molecular Technologist||Awdhesh Kalia, MSc, PhD (PI)||The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center|
|Undergraduate Training in Next Generation Sequencing in the Age of Precision Medicine||Irene Newsham, PhD (PI)||The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center|
|Why bother? Do seating assignments deter academic dishonesty on ExamSoft Exams?||Cameron B. Jeter, PhD (PI) and Ted D. Pate, PhD and *Samuel J. Fahrenholtz, PhD student||The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and *The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center|
Archived Grant Recipients