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Washington University School of Medicine – Doris Duke Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Program (DDFRCS)

Deadline: April 1, 2018 and October 1, 2018

The Doris Duke Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Program (DDFRCS) at Washington University in St. Louis was developed to provide innovative institutional solutions to reduce faculty attrition by assisting junior faculty facing extraprofessional demands. The DDRCS provides broad-based education to raise awareness and implement new interventions, as well as resources and mentoring to support junior faculty facing extraprofessional challenges.

Letters of Intent are accepted on a rolling basis. Application deadlines are scheduled for April 1 and October 1.

Benefits of the program:

  • One-year grants of $30,000-50,000 will be awarded with the possibility of renewal for a second year.
  • Two mentors appointed by the program for career development advice and sponsorship
  • Annual meetings with current scholars, alumni and senior faculty to foster relationships and ongoing networking opportunities
  • Bi-annual programs focused on career development training

Application and additional information may be found at: