Loeb Fellowship Application

Two faculty members will be selected this term for the Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellowship. Supported by the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation and Washington University School of Medicine, Loeb Teaching Fellows will receive $50,000 per year for two years, for salary compensation only, to enable dedicating a significant portion of their time to teaching clinical medicine to residents and medical students.

Loeb Teaching Fellows will be appointed to a two-year term beginning July 1, 2018 and ending on June 30, 2020. A midterm review and renewal is required in 2019. Loeb Teaching Fellows funds are not transferable and may not be used beyond the originally-stated award dates.

Submission deadline: Spring 2018

Eligibility: Barnes-Jewish Hospital volunteer clinical faculty; Washington University School of Medicine clinical and/or investigator track faculty

Fellowship term: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2020

Questions: Contact the Office of Education at 314-362-5433

Selection criteria

Loeb teaching fellows will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Loeb Teaching Fellows shall meet new or unmet clinical teaching needs for residents and/or students.
  • A demonstration of innovative teaching methodologies or programmatic development is desirable.
  • Loeb Teaching Fellows shall invest time both in direct teaching of medical students and/or residents and in program/curriculum development. Direct teaching should be a substantial portion of designated Loeb Fellowship time.
  • Particular consideration will be given to those candidates who include a plan for project sustainability following completion of their Loeb Fellowship term.
  • Faculty members who already have a substantial teaching commitment (clerkship directors, program directors, etc.) shall describe plans to improve or expand their current educational activities.

Submission process

Please submit required materials below to llblaylock@wustl.edu by the nomination deadline.

  1. Project description (2 pages maximum) of your planned teaching and curriculum development plan that meets the selection criteria listed above. Include the number of learners expected to benefit and a description of the outcomes expected at the end of your two-year fellowship. Including a plan for project sustainability following your Loeb Fellowship will be particularly helpful.
  2. Curriculum vitae including information on your excellence in clinical care and teaching.
  3. Letter from your department chair outlining delineation of time to be made available to you to pursue your Loeb Fellowship teaching activities. (The purpose of this letter is for your department chair to outline and approve the time you will spend on Loeb Teaching Fellowship activities, and is not intended as a support letter.)