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The Doris Duke Program to Enhance the Retention of Clinicians (PERK)

SCTR Institute

Program Description

This award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is aimed at improving the retention and advancement of junior-level physician scientists who face special challenges of balancing their professional work with caregiving responsibilities. The objective of the PERK program is to provide supplemental funds to support ongoing clinical research efforts of eligible faculty.

Eligibility Criteria

  • MD or DO degree and have an active U.S. medical license.
  • Full-time tenure-track faculty appointment at MUSC at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level at the time of application.
  • Candidate must be conducting a clinical research project and have research support as PI on a mentored career development grant, research project grant, or other equivalent research grant awards from a federal or non-federal source (Note: Parent award must have at least 1 year of support remaining at the time of application for the supplement).
  • Candidate must demonstrate compelling need for this supplemental research support as it relates to significant extraprofessional caregiving responsibilities.

Application Information

The application period has closed.

SupportĀ 

Up to $44,000 for a period of up to one year.

Contact

Diana Lee-Chavarria, MA
leeachar@musc.edu