Early Identification and Diagnosis of Axial Spondyloarthritis

Funding Agency:
Pfizer Inc.

Pfizer Global Medical Grants (GMG) supports the global healthcare community’s independent initiatives (e.g., research, quality improvement, or education) to improve patient outcomes in areas of unmet medical need that are aligned with Pfizer’s medical and/or scientific strategies. Pfizer’s GMG competitive grant program involves a publicly posted general Request for Proposal (RFP) that provides detail regarding a general area of interest, sets timelines for review and approval, and uses an internal Pfizer review process to make final grant decisions. Organizations are invited to submit an application addressing the knowledge gaps as outlined in the specific RFP.

Projects that will be considered for Pfizer support will focus on:

o Improving disease awareness and closing knowledge gaps in early identification and referral of patients with axial spondyloarthritis; specifically targeting non-rheumatologists and other Health Care Practitioners (HCPs)

o Increasing the understanding of the pathophysiology and epidemiology of axial spondyloarthritis, including risk factors and the spectrum of disease

Grant Application due date: March 29, 2021

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Geographic Scope: United States

• The following may apply: medical, dental, nursing, allied health, and/or pharmacy professional schools; healthcare institutions (both large and small); professional associations and medical societies; medical education companies; and other entities with a mission related to healthcare professional education and/or healthcare improvement. • If the project involves multiple departments within an institution and/or between different institutions / organizations / associations. all institutions must have a relevant role and the requesting organization must have a key role in the project. • For projects offering continuing education credit, the requesting organization must be accredited.



Amount Description

Individual projects requesting up to $300,000 will be considered. The estimated total available budget related to this RFP is $600,000.

Funding Type





Curriculum Development
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

March 29, 2021