The M. Louise
Carpenter Gloeckner, M.D. Summer Research Fellowship is offered annually
by the Drexel University College of Medicine Archives and Special Collections on Women in Medicine. A $4,000 stipend is awarded to one applicant for research
completed in residence at the Archives and Special Collections. The term
of the fellowship is no less than four to six weeks to begin on or after
June 1. The application deadline is March 7, 2016. A short essay summarizing research findings is required upon completion of the fellowship. This essay may be published in a University publication or online via the Archives website.
was established in memory of M. Louise Carpenter Gloeckner, M.D. by her
husband Frederick Gloeckner in recognition of her key leadership role
in the medical profession. This is a competitive annual fellowship open
to scholars, students and general researchers.
to materials related to the history of the Woman's Medical College/Medical
College of Pennsylvania, the collections have particular strengths in
the history of women in medicine, nursing, medical missionaries, the American
Medical Women's Association, American Women's Hospital Service, and other
women in medicine organizations. The majority of the collections fall
within the period 1850 to the present.
Gloeckner Fellowship application (PDF)
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