Limited Submission-Smith Family Foundation Awards Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research

The Medical Foundation has announced the Smith Family Foundation Awards Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research for investigators who received their first independent, full-time faculty appointment on or between July 1, 2012 and December 1, 2014.


Internal Deadline:  May 1, 2014

Foundation Submission Deadline:  July 16, 2014

Foundation Hard Copy Receipt Deadline:  July 22, 2014

Boston Medical Center and the three Boston University Schools on the Medical Campus may each submit up to 2 applications.  If we have more than two interested candidates applying from one School, an internal review committee will select the final two candidates. If you would like to apply, please email the following documents (preferably combined into a single pdf file) to Diana Lehman (, Office of Clinical Research by May 1, 2014:

  • a one-page summary of your research
  • a letter from your research mentor or departmental chair
  • your email address and your mentor’s email address
  • the exact date of your first faculty appointment
  • and your CV

The complete application process for selected candidates requires online submission as well as a mailed copy of the application materials that are submitted on-line. A complete award program description, application guidelines, and application forms are available on the Foundation’s web site at


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