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Pre-Application

Pre-application is strongly encouraged to attend the annual RMSTP Workshop, offered in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists. Attendance at the workshop is strongly recommended (but not required) in order to submit a Phase I application for funded fellowship training. Pre-applicants can be residents, fellows or junior faculty interested in becoming involved in rehabilitation research.

Application Requirements

  • Signed letter of nomination from PM&R department chair (including commitment to fund RMSTP fees, trainee’s registration and travel to AAP's Annual Meeting, and AAP membership, if selected. Willingness to provide flexibility, as feasible, to the trainee to develop the Phase I application during the latter part of the PGY3 year)
  • Personal statement (1 page maximum) describing, as specifically as possible, the candidate’s area of research interest, future career goals, prior research and related academic experience
  • Current curriculum vitae (CV)
  • What year will or did you complete your residency?
  • If selected, when do you propose to start Phase I training?
  • Are you a resident and planning on doing a fellowship between your residency and RMSTP? If yes, please explain and identify when you would be ready to start the funded RMSTP fellowship.

Deadline: Pre-applications are due by December 1st of each year.

 

Applicant/ Funded Fellows

Applicants and funded fellows are strongly encouraged to attend the annual RMSTP Workshop, offered in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists. Attendance at the workshop is strongly recommended (but not required) in order to become or participate as a funded RMSTP fellow.

Most applicants will advance from the Pre-Applicants phase into the Applicant phase, then advance to the Funded Fellow phase. However, if you wish to join the 'Applicant' or 'Funded Fellow' phase directly, please also submit a letter of support from current Department Chair* including written commitment on behalf of the department or candidate to pay RMSTP fees, registration and travel to AAP's Annual Meeting, and AAP membership.

Application Requirements

  • Candidate's current bio
  • Bio for candidate's primary mentor
  • Personal statement with description of scientific area of focus
  • Specific aims page
  • *Candidates applying directly to the 'Applicant' phase (not advancing from 'Pre-Applicant' phase) must also submit a letter of support from the Department Chair.

DeadlinePre-applications are due by December 1st of each year.

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