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Become a Macy Faculty Scholar

The Macy Faculty Scholars Program is designed to identify and nurture the careers of educational innovators in medicine and nursing.

The Foundation is looking for nursing and medical school faculty who are committed to careers in health professional education, have served for more than five years on the faculty of the sponsoring school, are innovators, and have shown promise as future leaders.


The application deadline for the 2017 Macy Faculty Scholars Program is February 15, 2017 at 3pm ET.

Each candidate must:

  • Be a doctorally-prepared faculty member in good standing at the sponsoring school.
  • Have served for five or more years as a faculty member, ideally at the sponsoring school.
  • Have an identified faculty mentor who will provide advice on the candidate‚Äôs project and career development.
  • Have an educational innovation project with the appropriate institutional support.
  • Have an institutional commitment for the protection of at least 50% of the applicant's time.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or its territories.

Additionally, each candidate must be nominated by the dean of their nursing or medical school. There can be no more than one nominee per nursing or medical school, and a nursing or medical school with a first year Macy Faculty Scholars is precluded from nominating a candidate during this year.

Full details about the selection criteria and application process are available in the program brochure.

On December 13, 2016 the Macy Foundation will hold an informational webinar that explains the program in detail and includes a question and answer session. Register for the webinar here.

All applications must be completed online.

For more information, please read our Frequently Asked Questions.

Please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with any other questions about the program.