Research Grants

Funding Agency:
American College of Gastroenterology

ACG 2022 HEALTH EQUITY RESEARCH AWARD: ACG recognizes the importance of equity in health and healthcare, and believes everyone should have a fair and just opportunity to achieve their full health potential. Unfortunately, many digestive diseases disproportionately burden certain minority groups, highlighting significant disparities in their evaluation, management, and clinical outcomes. The ACG Institute identified a critical need for targeted research funding to produce actionable science that will translate to reducing health and/or healthcare disparities, thereby promoting health equity

ACG 2022 ESTABLISHED INVESTIGATOR BRIDGE FUNDING AWARDS: • ACG Member at time of submission • Physicians, full-time faculty (US or Canada) • > 8 years out of fellowship or terminal training program • Evidence of recently (within 2 years) concluded federal grant in clinical or translational GI or hepatology. NOTE: Career development awards are non-qualifying. • Must demonstrate one of the following: 1) Evidence of ongoing application to renew federal funding OR 2) Evidence of new federal application to be re-submitted. • NOT for early career investigators or fellows-in-training

2022 ACG/ASGE EPIDEMIOLOGIC RESEARCH AWARD IN GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY: • ACG or ASGE Member at time of submission • Letter of support from GIQuIC and any registries being utilized • Include cost of data extraction, cleaning and analysis in the proposal • Physicians (US or Canada) • Fellows are eligible to apply, but must include a letter of support from: 1. Research mentor 2.Division Chief confirming trainee's ongoing appointment and position for the duration of the grant. (If not guaranteed, a contingency plan is required)

ACG 2022 JUNIOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT AWARDS:• ACG Member at time of submission • Junior Faculty: <7 years out of fellowship • Gastroenterologists and hepatologists (US or Canada) • Full-time faculty position (instructor or assistant professor in the GI or hepatology department) • NOT for established investigators

ACG 2022 CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARDS: 50k/ 1-year award : • One investigator must be an ACG Member at time of submission • Open to US, Canadian, and International physicians • GI or hepatology fellows (with a mentor) • NOT for residents or medical students • Pilot data required

MEDICAL RESIDENTS AND MEDICAL STUDENTS RESEARCH AWARDS: The purpose of these awards is to recognize and support promising trainees as they develop a career in clinical research in gastroenterology and hepatology. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to travel to the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting in October 2022.

ACG 2022 RESIDENT CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD: 10k/ 1-year award  • US & Canadian Residents • 1st or 2nd year internal medicine or pediatric residents • Patient-oriented research: QI projects, retrospective cohort studies, meta-analysis, etc. • Mentor must be an ACG Member at time of submission

ACG 2022 MEDICAL STUDENT RESEARCH AWARD: 5k/ 6-10 week research project  • US & Canadian Medical Students • 1st, 2nd or 3rd year medical or doctor of osteopathy students • Short-term research experience in GI and hepatology • Mentor must be an ACG Member at time of submission


Deadline: Dec. 3, 2021

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Grad/Prof Students
Junior Faculty
Medical Fellow/Resident


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

December 3, 2021