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Through our grants, awards, and related programs, NBME helps to empower educators and researchers, while offering opportunities for learning and collaboration within the medical community.

Our Contributions

Whether it’s supporting research into innovative assessment approaches through the Stemmler Fund or providing grants to enhance the quality of exams at schools in Latin America, NBME seeks to make contributions that have a lasting impact in the medical education field.

Visit the pages below for more information on our contributions.

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Hubbard Award

The Hubbard Award recognizes significant and sustained contributions to the pursuit of excellence in the field of evaluation in medicine.
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Strategic Educators Enhancement Fund

The Strategic Educators Enhancement Fund Program is designed for medical school faculty who are interested in developing skills in medical education and assessment research, and who have a commitment ...
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Stemmler Fund

The Stemmler Fund provides support for research or development of innovative assessment approaches.
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Summer Internship

NBME offers summer internships for students who are actively enrolled in a doctoral program in measurement, statistics, cognitive science, medical education, or a related field.
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Latin America Grants

NBME established the Latin America Grants Program to enhance the quality of evaluation in health professions education in Latin America.