Professor Ronald M. Harden Scholarship Award - AMEE

The Professor Ronald M. Harden Scholarship Award

Your opportunity to recognise the contribution of Professor Ronald M. Harden to the field of Health Professions Education by making a donation to this scholarship fund. Help us reach the target of €100,000.
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The goal of the Professor Ronald M. Harden Scholarship Award is to advance the field of health professions education by recognising and supporting exceptional undergraduate or postgraduate students and trainees to engage in an innovative, feasible and scholarly project in education that would also focus on a multicultural or cross-cultural perspective of a specific topic.


Professor Ronald M Harden contributed enormously to the field of medical and health professions education through his teaching, scholarship and vision. In particular, Professor Harden encouraged the involvement of students in co-creating their learning agendas and their active participation in programmatic improvements at their schools.  To honour and sustain his legacy, the Professor Ronald M. Harden Scholarship Fund has been established to provide the support for these scholarship awards. 

Funding the Award

The funding for this Award has already reached €50,000  and we are now opening this more widely for any institution, organisation or individual who has experienced the impact that Professor Harden has made, to make their own contribution.  Simply click on the button below and you will be able to make a donation, all of which will go directly to the Fund.

Criteria for the Award

The Award will launch formally in 2024. To be eligible, applicants must be an AMEE individual member or from an AMEE member institution.

Applications are invited from a student or trainee to lead and support a project in medical or health professions education. Given the short time to conduct the work (6-12 months), the project should address an aspect of medical or health professions education that is innovative, feasible, measurable and scholarlyThe project should suggest improvements to a current curricular offering or activity, or provide direction for something new.

  There should be a cultural dimension to the project, or a description of how the impact of the work can extend beyond a local context, especially in different cultural settings.

Applications will open in 2024.


The Fund Steering Committee

The Professor Ronald M. Harden Scholarship fund is administered by an independent Steering Committee. They will appoint members to a Scholarship Award Selection Committee that will review the applications and select candidates to receive the award. The Award Selection Committee will receive and review the final project report from the awardees and arrange for the awardees to present their findings at an AMEE conference.

Chair :

Aviad “Adi” Haramati


  • Ricardo Leon-Borques, WFME
  • Anne Lloyd, CEO AMEE
  • Vishna Devi Nadarajah, Newcastle University, Malaysia
  • Madalena Patricio, Lisbon Univerity
  • Subha Ramani, AMEE President/ Harvard Medical School
  • Dujeepa Samarasekera, National University of Singapore
  • Lawrence Sherman, AXDEV Global

Thank you to the many individuals as well as the following organisations who have already donated to this fund to recognise the contribution of Professor Ronald M. Harden:

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