Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Funding Opportunities

CBMH Funding Opportunities

The Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities offers two funding opportunities. Please watch for future requests for proposals for these funding opportunities.

The Pilot/Exploratory Grant

The goal of the pilot/exploratory grant is to provide funding for pilot/exploratory projects that help resolve an important emerging or unanswered bioethics problem in clinical care, biomedical research, public health practice, or public policy. View details about our pilot/exploratory grant funding opportunity.

The Program Development Grant

The goal of the program development grant is to provide funding for projects that provide a foundation for sustainable programing in bioethics and medical humanities. View details about our program development grant funding opportunity.

If you have any questions about either of these awards, please contact Dr. Kelly Michelson.

Previous Award Announcements

Pilot/Exploratory Grant Recipients

Erin Paquette, MD, JD, M. Bioethics
Project title: ABCs in Pediatrics: Engaging Parents in the Development and Legally Valid Approaches to Biorepository Consent in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients

Eric Keller, MA
Project title: Humanism in Interventional Radiology: Helping a New Specialty Find Its Clinical Identity

Jacqueline Kruser, MD
Project title: Pathways to Chronic Critical Illness: A Qualitative Evaluation

Program Development Recipient

Kathy Johnson Neely, MD, MA
Program title: Nurse Ethics Champion Program