Request for Applicants for the 2023 Patterson Mentored Research Award

Health Resources in Action has recently launched the 2023 cycle of the Patterson Mentored Research Award supported by the Robert E. Leet and Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust. Mentored senior postdoctoral researchers and clinician-scientists are eligible to submit applications for this award. 

The Patterson Trust will be holding office hours June 9th, 2022, 2:00-3:00 PM ET. Potential applicants and institutional representatives are invited to join us as we answer questions about the program and discuss the program background, goals, review criteria, budget guidance, and other helpful application tips.

Registration is required: Register HERE

Purpose: The Patterson trust was established to support “research relating to human diseases, their causes and relief thereof”. In alignment with this mission, the goal of the program is to support pilot studies and innovative research conducted by early stage mentored investigators and promote their transition towards independence.

Award Summary

Award Amount and Duration:

$200,000 ($100,000 per year) for 2 years

Award Dates:

January 31, 2023 – January 30, 2025


Who: Mentored senior postdoctoral researchers with 3-6 years postdoctoral research experience and clinician-scientists (MD, DO or equivalent) up to 3 years postdoctoral research experience without a tenure-track faculty position

Where: Working in Connecticut, New Jersey, and Rhode Island

See the program guidelines for more eligibility criteria.

Research Focus:

Clinical research with human subjects across a diverse range of disciplines that is: patient-oriented research, epidemiological and behavioral studies, or outcomes research and health services research.

Exclusions: Applications with animal research or with a predominant focus on fundamental aspects of phenomena without direct clinical application.

Submission deadline: Tuesday, August 16th at 12:00 PM ET 

Please contact with any questions.