AAFP Foundation

Practice Based Research Network (PBRN) Stimulation Grants

This program provides $7,500 per project to support research conducted by family physicians affiliated or associated with a PBRN in Family Medicine. PBRN Stimulation Grants are awarded for projects of six month’s to one year's duration.

How to Apply for a PBRN Grant

PBRN Stimulation Grant applications are accepted twice a year: March 1 and September 1.

If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday the application is due on the following work day.

The following application materials can be downloaded:

Guiding Principles for AAFP Foundation Research Grants (1-page PDF file) -- Clarification of expectations for projects granted AAFP Foundation research awards.

Instructions: PBRN Stimulation Grant (6-page PDF file) -- Access these Instructions before you fill out the application.

Application: PBRN Stimulation Grant (3-page Word file) -- Required application form which must be completed and submitted by the application deadline.

PBRN Stimulation Grants Fact Sheet

Provides program details and information on submission deadlines, what we fund, eligibility, etc.

PBRN Grant Award Abstracts

2011- 2014

Family Medicine Offices' Awareness and Behaviors to Reduce Infectious Disease (2011) (1-page PDF file)

Decision-making Processes in Cervical Cancer Screening (2011) (1-page PDF file)

PREVIOUS CYCLES - To request an abstract from the list below please contact Sharon Hunt at (800) 274-2237, ext. 4474

  • A Comparison of Cesarean Section Outcomes for Rural Obstetricians and Family Physicians
  • Identification of Children at Risk for Hyperlipidemia: A PEARL Network Project
  • Managing Obesity in Primary Care: Physician’ Self-reported Attitudes and Challenges
  • Prostate Cancer Screening and Informed Decision Making: A Survey of Physician Practices and Beliefs
  • Review of Systems Research: Screening Questions for Depression and Risky Drinking
  • Screening and Preventive Services for Adults with Disabilities in Rural Primary Care Practice: A Pilot Study to Define Disability
  • Smoking Cessation and Impact of Spirometry in Assessing Smokers’ Progression through the Stages of Change: An M3 PBRN Research Project
  • Vitamin D Deficiency Among Asians in North Texas


Please contact Sharon Hunt at (800) 274-2237, ext. 4474.
Practice Based Research Network (PBRN) Stimulation Grants
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