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Funding for Educational Activities
The Educational Funding available during the training of Residents and Fellows.
An Educational fund of $700 will be awarded during the training period of a resident or fellow for educational activities. Medicine residents (of North Chicago) will receive this fund from FHCC (contact GME Coordinator). Medicine residents at Northwestern Medicine, McHenry, Psychiatry residents and the fellows will get this $700 from the GME office (contact the program coordinators at the GME office). Complete the educational reimbursement approval form and submit necessary documents/ reimbursement receipts before the end of the third quarter of the graduating year. to your program administrator.
To encourage the scholarly activities and research, the GME office will also award educational funding up to $1,500 for each separate paper and/or poster presentations, if their paper or poster is accepted by a national society/conference. This funding is for the expenses in connection with the educational conferences of the residents and fellows. Inform the program coordinator at the GME office and PD as soon as the paper or poster is accepted. Submit the invitation/acceptance letter and inform the program coordinator of the intent to travel for the paper/poster presentation 45 days before the presentation. Comply with the travel/reimbursement policy of the University. Refer to the travel policy issued by the RFUMS (University Finance Office). For further details please refer to the Finance office travel policies.
Complete the educational reimbursement approval form for the educational award and reimbursement. The Program Director has to approve/attest the request with necessary justification. The reimbursement documents have to be submitted along with the award request within three weeks after the poster/paper presentation and /or attending the conference.
It is the responsibility of the resident/fellow to get approval for leave in connection with paper/poster presentation. Submit all reimbursable expenses within three weeks after the event.
Attach original/copies of:
- Flight receipt - standard coach airfare only
- Hotel receipt - standard room only
- Conference acceptance and/or registration receipt
Contact the program administrator in the GME Office for any questions.