CATCH Planning, Implementation, and Resident Grants
|Source:||American Academy Of Pediatrics CATCH|
|Program:||CATCH Planning, Implementation, and Resident Grants|
|Eligibility:||All pediatricians are eligible to apply regardless of employment setting or retirement status.
To ensure project completion, residents who are in their 1st or 2nd year of residency on the application submission due date are eligible to apply; 3rd-year residents may apply as co-applicants, or as primary applicants if they will be chief resident in their 4th year.
CATCH Supports Pediatricians To Collaborate Within Their Communities So That All Children Have Access To Needed Health Services And A Medical Home.
PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION GRANTS
Up To $12,000 Will Be Awarded On A Competitive Basis To Individual Pediatricians And Fellowship Trainees To Plan Innovative Community-based Child Health Initiatives That Will Ensure All Children Have Medical Homes And Access To Health Care Services Not Otherwise Available In Their Community. Priority Is Given To Projects That Will Be Serving Communities With The Greatest Health Disparities.
All Pediatricians Are Eligible To Apply Regardless Of Employment Setting Or Retirement Status.
Outreach Must Be To The Community At Large, Not To Practice Or Clinic Patients Only.
All Initiatives Should Incorporate Screening For Or Connecting Children To Medical Homes And Available Insurance Programs.
Up To $3,000 Will Be Awarded On A Competitive Basis For Pediatric Residents To Plan And/or Implement Community-based Child Health Initiatives. Projects Must Include Planning Activities Or Demonstrate Completed Planning Activities, And May Include Implementation Activities.
c/o American Academy of Pediatrics
Division of Community-based Initiatives
Department of Community, Chapter, and State Affairs
American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Blvd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Toll Free: 800/433-9016 ext 7085