Sanofi Regeneron’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Mid-Career Awards will honor three distinguished researchers from 2024. Applications will be accepted from September 15th.
The Dermatology Foundation (DF) and the Skin of Color Society (SOCS) have partnered to create and deliver impactful opportunities to advance health equity in the dermatology profession. The Sanofi Regeneron Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Mid-Career Award was developed specifically for exceptional mid-career researchers who have established trajectories of excellence in basic, clinical and translational sciences and the medical community. It expands our understanding of dermatological issues affecting underrepresented and underserved groups in the world. said the group.
Managed and promoted by the DF/SOCS Collaborative, this unique award leverages SOCS’ DEI expertise and deep influence on the DEI investigator community, as well as DF’s experience and infrastructure in award development and management. Masu.
About the award
All studies must be conducted in the United States under the sponsorship of a dermatology practice/department approved by ACGME for dermatology training. Applicants must meet DF general eligibility requirements in addition to award-specific requirements at the time of funding.
The call for research proposals opens on September 15th and ends on December 1st, with disbursement beginning in 2024.
Each award provides $100,000 in annual funding for up to three years. Prize money can be used for any combination of salaries and related benefits and project expenses to support good research projects. A total of three awards will be funded.
Recipients of each award are selected by DF and the SOCS Collaborative following a well-defined evaluation process based on the National Institutes of Health’s research grant procedures. The joint review process identifies worthy applicants, including talented researchers with the ideas, thought leadership, and experience needed to pave the way for scientific advancement and improvement in patient care.
Each applicant must meet DF’s stringent eligibility requirements, including but not limited to:
The proposed project should address issues affecting underrepresented/underserved groups in the healthcare sector. Award applicants belonging to underrepresented or underserved groups in the medical community are encouraged to apply for this award.
Demonstrates a strong commitment to research.
At least 75% of their time is spent in research.
Appropriate training and experience in relevant research.
Appointed as a faculty member in an accredited dermatology department within 12 years of being appointed as an assistant professor.and
MD, DO, MD/PhD, or PhD degree
Submission packages for the award are accepted through the Dermatology Foundation online portal from September 15th to December 1st each year, with funding beginning July 1st of the following year.
“The Dermatology Foundation is thrilled to have the opportunity to collaborate with the Skin of Color Society on the DEI Mid-Career Award sponsored by Sanofi Regeneron. We believe it has the potential to be transformative in helping researchers, basic researchers, and this critical area,” said Strauss, chair of the Dermatology Foundation and professor and dean of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Iowa. Janet A. Fairley, M.D., FAAD, said: “Furthermore, our research program should reflect the changing demographics and skin concerns of the United States, and this program will help us achieve this objective.”