Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Menopause Experience

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.

Studies suggests that there are racial and ethnic differences in how and when patients experience menopause. For example, Black patients are at greater risk for earlier menopause with more frequent and severe hot flashes.

Projects that will be considered for Pfizer support will focus on increasing awareness and understanding among health care providers about racial and ethnic differences in patients’ menopause experiences. Closing these knowledge gaps are important to help ensure that patients receive proper diagnosis, appropriate treatment and optimal care.

Grant Application due date: June 10, 2021

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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 $100,000 will be considered. The estimated total available budget related to this RFP is $300,000.

Funding Type





Curriculum Development
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

June 10, 2021