Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Family and Community Medicine

Funding, Fellowships, and Presentation Opportunities

Current Opportunities:


Feinberg Research Day

Submission Deadline: March 3, 2015

Feinberg’s Research Day is a campus-wide event to promote faculty and trainee development through the sharing of exciting research and conversation with colleagues. Junior faculty are especially encouraged to submit abstracts and to network and exchange ideas with Feinberg faculty.

Learn more here and e-mail Jason.Kniss@northwestern.edu for application support.


Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) Seed Grants

Submission Deadline: March 9, 2015

Northwestern’s ARCC awards Seed Grants that support the development or dissemination of Chicagoland community-engaged partnerships and research projects. Four-six awards, up to $5,000 each are anticipated.

Learn more here and email Jason.Kniss@northwestern.edu for application support.

Annual Opportunities:


UIC Minority Health Midwest Conference

Submission: Mid-February

Each year, UIC hosts an annual conference that focuses on Minority Health. This conference welcomes scientific research, program evaluation, policy analysis, and lessons learned from research or practice. Submissions should be aligned with the annual theme (2015: "Building Action-Oriented Community Based Partnerships in Public Health”).

To learn more, email Jason.Kniss@northwestern.edu


Community-Campus Partnerships for Health

Submission: Mid-February

This award recognizes exemplary partnerships between communities and academic institutions that are striving to achieve the systems and policy changes needed to overcome the root causes of health, social, environmental and economic inequalities.

Learn more here and email Jason.Kniss@northwestern.edu for application support.