Identifying and Diagnosing Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)

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:  Improving the care, management, and outcomes of patients with JIA by increasing HCP knowledge on the following:

1) Disease state education,

2) differential disease diagnosis,

3) referral to pediatric rheumatology clinicians and reinforce comanagement among the multidisciplinary health care team,

4) patient management and preparation for the transition from pediatric care to adult care, and

5) approved treatments and guidelines including new MOAs for JIA.

Grant Application due date: July 12, 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 $250,000 will be considered. The estimated total available budget related to this RFP is $500,000.

Funding Type





Curriculum Development
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

July 12, 2021