If you are an innovative thinker committed to positive change, the Beckwith Institute wants to know your ideas for fixing the system and improving patient care.
There are two categories of available grants: Frontline Innovation and Clinical Transformation. Applicants from any department and management level who follow the proper approvals and criteria will be considered.
Who can apply?
All UPMC employees are eligible to apply for a grant. While University of Pittsburgh employees alone cannot apply for grant money, they are encouraged to partner with UPMC employees.
What are the timing and steps of the application process?
Clinical Transformation Program
Bench at the Bedside
Bench at the Bedside grants are by invite only at the present time. The next round of Bench at the Bedside grants will be considered in summer 2017. If you are interested in this grant, please contact Cassandra M. Heinle.
The Clinical Transformation program lends itself to projects that require a budget of approximately $25,000. The Frontline Innovation program lends itself to projects that do not exceed a $10,000 budget.