ABMS Invites Applications for 2020-2021 Visiting Scholars Program


ABMS is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 ABMS Visiting Scholars Program™.

The ABMS Visiting Scholars Program positions early career physicians, and others with relevant advanced degrees, as future health care leaders. The program facilitates research in areas relevant to physician assessment, performance and quality improvement, continuing professional development, and initial and continuing certification.

The one-year, part-time program provides the Visiting Scholars with opportunities to:

  • Conduct research of value to their programs and organizations
  • Develop professional relationships with ABMS and its Member Boards, and other leading professional health care organizations
  • Have their work nationally recognized and disseminated

Remaining at their home institutions and organizations, the Visiting Scholars will participate in program webinars and pursue their research projects in collaboration with identified mentors. They also will attend two three-day meetings with ABMS and Member Board leaders and the leadership of ABMS Associate Members, among others. Once the year is over, scholars can continue their ties with the Boards Community through an alumni network. Visiting Scholars will receive a financial award of $12,500 to support their research and program participation.

The Visiting Scholars Program is open to early career physicians; junior faculty; fellows; residents; and individuals holding a master or doctorate degree in public health, health services research, public health policy, and administration or other related disciplines. Applications must be received by 5 pm CT on May 8, 2020. Read more about the program and the application process.

Register for a free, hour-long informational webinar at 6 pm CT on March 25, 2020 to learn more about the ABMS Visiting Scholars Program.