The NACDS Foundation Faculty Scholars program offers assistant professors at accredited U.S. schools or colleges of pharmacy interested in community pharmacy-based, patient-centered research the opportunity to engage in an 18-month mentorship program. Participants in the Faculty Scholars program will bring their research idea from concept to manuscript over the course of the program through a starter grant provided by NACDS Foundation, mentorship from experienced University of Pittsburgh researchers, networking with thought leaders, and attendance at national conferences.
Program activities will include: conference calls with mentors and fellow Faculty Scholars, online lecture series from community-based research leaders, in-person meetings, and small working groups.
- Must be an assistant professor at an accredited U.S. school or college of pharmacy, with a minimum of 3 years experience in an assistant professor role
- Must have the ability to implement a patient care research project at a community pharmacy practice site
Application must include:
- nomination from U.S. school/college of pharmacy Dean
- applicant statement of interest
- on-site mentor and potential community pharmacies where research could be conducted
- applicant CV
Participants for the 2018-2019 Faculty Scholars Program have been selected. See the press release announcing the six professors of pharmacy who have been awarded this year’s distinction.
Those interested in applying may check back in fall of 2019 for the 2020 program.