Headache awards, grants, and fellowships
Seymour Diamond Clinical Fellowship in Headache Education
The philosophy of the Seymour Diamond Clinical Fellowship in Headache Education of the National Headache Foundation is to encourage, provide for, and engage physicians towards the clinical management of headache patients. The Fellowship was established to honor Seymour Diamond, M.D., a pioneer in the research and clinical study of patients worldwide with headache. Dr. Diamond is Executive Chairman and founder of the National Headache Foundation and Director of the Diamond Headache Clinic.
This program is an individualized hands-on approach at a headache clinic mutually selected between the committee and the applicant. The objectives are to develop competence in the management of common and complex headache problems, to publish a research paper keyed to the treatment of headache, and to prepare applicant for a career in treating headache patients. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of a one-year fellowship.
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Award
Description: £10000, from the World Headache Alliance, will be given to the woman whose work has made an extraordinary contribution to relieving the burden of those affected by headache.
AHS/Merck US Human Health Clinical Fellowship Award.
This is a $20,000 fellowship to support the recipient during a 12-month period to obtain advanced clinical training in all aspects of headache diagnosis, management, and prevention and to pursue clinical research participation. The funds are for the recipient’s stipend and no indirect costs or overhead allowance may be charged.
The Mayday Fund
The Mayday Fund is dedicated to alleviating the incidence, degree and consequence of human physical pain.
University of California, San Francisco Headache Center
UCSF Headache Center is seeking a Fellow for a competitive one year non-accredited Headache Fellowship Program. UCSF Headache Center has a comprehensive program of inpatient and outpatient headache management that is under-pinned by basic science and clinical studies. The fellowship will encompass clinical management of adult and pediatric patients with variety of headache disorders. The Fellow will have an opportunity to participate in clinical research projects and clinical trials. Educational objectives will be augmented with sponsored attendance at appropriate Headache Society meetings.
Interested candidates should email Curriculum Vitae and three letters of references to Dr. Peter J. Goadsby at Peter.Goadsby@ucsf.edu. The University of California is an EO/AA employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women.
Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Headache
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Foundation is pleased to announce a two-year fellowship to support clinical research training in headache. The fellowship is supported by the AAN, the AAN Foundation, the AAN Foundation Corporate Roundtable, and generous donors to the Headache Research Fund and the Fund for Brain Research.
Each fellowship will consist of a commitment of $55,000 per year for two years, plus $10,000 per year for tuition to support formal education in clinical research methodology at the applicant’s institution or elsewhere. Supplementation of the stipend with other grants or by the fellowship institution is permissible, but fellows may not accept other fellowships, similar awards, or have another source of support for more than 50 percent of their research salary while holding an AAN Foundation Clinical Research Training Fellowship. Only direct costs will be funded by this award.