The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars program at UCLA fosters the development of physician-leaders who will transform health and health care in this country. Scholars will be equipped to work with communities, organizations, practitioners and policy makers to conduct innovative research important to enhancing the health and well being in these communities. The program’s major focus emphasizes community-based research and leadership training.
New Program Announcement
The RWJF Clinical Scholars Program is no longer accepting applications. However, a new National Clinician Scholars Program at the same four sites will be providing training that continues the content and spirit of that program. Read more here and visit the NCSP site for full program information, deadlines, and application.
Current Scholar/Alumni News
Priya Batra (UCLA CSP 14-16) was awarded a $2,000 grant as a winner of the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)/Catalyst Women's Health Reseach Poster Symposium for 2016 ("iGiant/Technology Improving Women's Health and Wellbeing" category). Funds help to further current research projects. April 12, 2016.
Leonard Moore (UCLA CSP 14-16) was selected as an honoree for the 2016 Top "40 Under 40 in Health" by thr National Minority Quality Forum and recognized at the Congressional Balck Caucus Braintrust Gala in Washington, D.C., April 12, 2016.
Greer Sullivan (RWJF CSP NAC Mentor) was appointed the William R. Johnson, Jr., and Sue Johnson Endowed Chair at the University of California, Riverside, School of Medicine.
Anish Mahajan (UCLA CSP 06-09) had an article, "Health Information Exchange- Obvious Choice or Pipe Dream?," featured on JAMA IM Viewpoint section.
Brian Hurley (UCLA CSP 15-17) was elected to chair the American Medical Association (AMA) Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Advisory Committee to the AMA Board of Trustees.
Maisha Robinson (UCLA CSP 13-15) was elected Vice-Chair of the American Academy of Neurology’s Section on Pain and Palliative Care.
Aaron Dawes (UCLA CSP 13-15) received the UCLA Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Award and was accepted to the Ph.D. program in Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. The STAR Award will fund an additional year of research and training leading to a graduate degree.