Applications must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Tuesday August 30, 2016 by:
2:00 PM PDT
3:00 PM MDT
4:00 PM CDT
5:00 PM EDT
January 1, 2017
Practice Change Leaders receive $45,000 per year for one year. The applicantâ€™s home institution is expected to provide cost-sharing support as described in section C of Conditions of the Awardâ€ť.
Up to 10 awards will be made.
Applicants must hold a leadership role in a health care delivery organization, health-related institution, or community-based organization with direct responsibility for care that impacts older adults. The applicantâ€™s home institution may be a health plan, hospital, ambulatory clinic, home health agency, assisted living facility, nursing home, or community-based agency providing health-related services to older adults. Irrespective of practice setting, applicants must be senior enough in their organization to have decision-making authority and be able to effectuate change. Applicants must live and practice in the United States.
Potential applicants are invited to attend one or more informational teleconference. During these calls, the National Program Office will address questions and concerns. Individuals who are considering applying are encouraged but not required to participate and can call in anonymously if they so choose.
Applicants may participate by dialing our call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208 and then entering 665 018 610.
We strongly encourage you to explore the website and the application instructions prior to joining the informational calls.
The dates/times for the informational teleconferences are as follows:
The PCL program is pleased to offer dedicated peer-to-peer informational calls for social workers, community-based professionals and for nurses. These three groups are also welcome to join the general informational calls as listed above. However we do ask if you do not identify with the three categories below that you join the general informational calls listed above rather than the dedicated calls.
Social Workers and Community-Based Professionals, (all backgrounds) â€” please only attend this peer-to-peer call if you are a social worker from any organization or work for a community-based organization that aims to improve health, (including behavioral health) or healthcare to older adults
Nurses - please only attend this peer-to-peer call if you are a nurse
The 2017 cohort of Change Leaders will be notified by October 31, 2016.
January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018