Shirley Hui Scholar Program for Travel Studies in China
The Shirley Hui East-West Medicine Scholar Program was created in honor of Mrs.
Shirley Hui who had provided consistent support for the vision of developing an
integrative East-West approach to health and healing.
The Shirley Hui Scholar will be granted an opportunity to travel to Beijing, China and spend about 4 weeks visiting and studying integrative East-West medicine at a medical center, working on collaborative projects under the guidance of leading experts. The award will provide for travel and living expenses valued at $5,000.
This program is designed to support highly motivated students and residents in medicine who wish to deepen their understanding of traditional Chinese medicine and integrative East-West medicine and aspire to take a leadership role in improving healthcare through integrative medicine in their future careers in Medicine.
- Selection Criteria
- The applicant must be a currently enrolled student in an accredited school of medicine in the United States, and have completed at least the 3rd year of medical school and all required clinical clerkship.
- The applicant has demonstrated long term invested interest in integrative medicine by participating in academic activities, such as national conferences and symposiums
- Preference will be given to those applicants who have demonstrated in-depth commitment to the practice of integrative East-West medicine by prior substantial involvement in UCLA Center for East-West Medicine programs, such as clinic rotation, and academic projects.
- Application Deadline and Procedures
- A proposal of 2 pages in length stating the rationale and plan for the proposed field study
- A Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial transcript, and
- Two letters of reference in PDF format emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
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- Awards will be announced by email.
- Upon completion of the trip, the awardee must submit a written report of 3 pages within 30 days of return to reflect on the nature and outcome of the experience. The report should include the academic component on the progress of the study, as well as a section of personal reflection on the observation and experience of the trip. A summary of this report may be published at CEWM’s website. Photos of the awardee and/or an image related to the experience may also be requested.