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Call for Applications for the 2013 AMS Phoenix Fellowship Awards

Applications are now being accepted for the 2013  AMS Phoenix Fellowships.

WHAT IS THE FOCUS OF THIS YEAR’S AMS PHOENIX FELLOWSHIP?
The AMS Phoenix Fellowship is a prestigious award targeted at individuals with strong leadership abilities who are willing and committed to devoting time to further understanding of new approaches to educational and clinical practice to advance humane, compassionate, person-centred care.

This year, awards will be given to individuals with strong leadership qualities who are interested and able to engage in leadership activities that will advance some and/or all of the following four (4) leadership roles: Awareness & Understanding; Change Agent; Catalyst; Network Building. [For further information visit the AMS Phoenix website at www.theamsphoenix.ca

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?

Eligibility for the AMS Phoenix Fellowships is intended to be broad and inclusive. The competition is open to all health professionals who are actively involved in education, clinical practice and/or exceptional students who have demonstrated leadership in making a positive and lasting difference in how health professionals develop and sustain compassion in their work. (maximum length 2 pages), along with a copy of their curriculum vitae (maximum length 5 pages) no later than Friday, March 2, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Finalists will be notified by Friday, March 30, 2012 whether they will be invited to participate in Stage 2 and will be asked to prepare a more detailed description of their proposed Fellowship.

WHAT IS THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD?

The AMS will provide successful applicants with $25,000 for a one-year period (2013/14). The AMS funds must be matched by the Fellow’s supporting organization (e.g., university, college, hospital, etc.) to guarantee funding for the Fellow’s activities equivalent to $50,000/year.

HOW DO INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS APPLY?

Applications will be evaluated using a two-staged process. For Stage 1, applicants are required to submit a letter of intent (maximum length 3 pages), along with a copy of their curriculum vitae (maximum length 3 pages) no later than March 6, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Finalists will be notified in April 2013 whether they will be invited to participate in Stage 2 and will be asked to prepare a more detailed description of their proposed Fellowship.

HOW DO I LEARN MORE?

Learn more at: www.TheAMSPhoenix.ca

KEY DATES
March 6, 2013 Deadline for receipt of Stage 1 materials from applicants
April 2013 Stage 1 applicants notified whether they are invited to participate in Stage 2
May 10, 2013 Deadline for receipt of Stage 2 materials from applicants
July 2013 Stage 2 applicants notified of the decision re: fellowship funding of the AMS Phoenix Fellowship award
September 2013 Fellowship begins