John H. Rippey Grant for Laboratory Quality Assurance

The John H. Rippey Grant for Laboratory Quality Assurance funds up to $5,000 for innovative projects related to quality assurance, quality improvement in pathology, or patient safety, which result in improved patient care. This grant honors the memory of John H. Rippey, MD, an advocate of the CAP and devoted to improving laboratory quality assurance. The CAP Foundation may communicate project results to the CAP membership and donors by newsletters or annual reports.

Eligibility

Open to all CAP members. All applicants will be considered regardless of age, race, gender, national origin.

Grant recipients are required to prepare a series of reports:

An interim report is due six (6) months after project initiation.

After one (1) year, a final report is due and must be in a form suitable for submission to the ARCHIVES OF PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE. If the Archives editors reject the paper, the author is free to submit to other journals.

Funded Up ToFocusEligibiltyTimeframe
$5,000Provides funding for innovative projects related to laboratory quality assurance, quality improvement in pathology or patient safety, resulting in improved patient care.CAP MembersApply by September 29

To Apply

Submit the following materials:

  1. Foundation common grant application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. An essay, up to 2,500 words, to include:
    • Project Title
    • Project Executive Summary
    • Detailed project narrative to include goals and project impact on the specialty of pathology and patient care
    • Detailed Budget (single sheet)
  4. CAP Junior Members must include a letter from residency program director or department chair authorizing permission to pursue project if a grant is awarded.

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