SMSNA Young Clinicians Research Grant

Submissions for the 2023 Young Clinicians Grant are now closed.

The award term is July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024

The maximum award amount is $25,000.

The purpose of the research award program is to support early career investigators in pursuing clinical and/or basic research in sexual health. The funding is intended to supplement research activities and conference participation to present those activities. 

Eligibility Information
  • Applicants should be independently practicing clinicians/researchers, within their first three years of completing residency/fellowship/post-doctoral training, whose practice/research has a significant focus on sexual medicine.
  • Applications will be accepted only from SMSNA members in good standing.
  • Proof of institutional support for salaries and benefits should be provided at the time of application (letter from Department Chair, Dean, or Designated Institutional Officer).
  • For MD’s, a medical license valid in the United States or Canada and proof of satisfactory completion of residency training are required.
  • For all human research, IRB number and approval must be documented. Pre-clinical animal research should be reviewed and approved by the ACAR at funding institution.

For questions or information about this grant program, please contact the SMSNA Executive Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Past Recipients


Matt Ziegelmann, MD,
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Ultrasound Vibroelastography in Post-Prostatectomy Erectile Dysfunction

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