Independent Medical Education

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we ask for your patience regarding possible delays in the processing of new grant requests. The Global Medical Grants (GMG) team is currently providing grantees of current/ongoing studies and initiatives with information to ensure the health and safety of all involved in Pfizer-supported activities.

Pfizer Global Medical Grants recognizes knowledge exchange as an important component of the continuing education continuum and offers support for these programs through independent medical education grants.

An independent medical education grant is a type of grant which consists of Pfizer funding for independent medical education activities or initiatives which serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and/or professional performance of a healthcare professional (e.g. continuing medical education, continuing health education, continuing education). These activities or initiatives may or may not be accredited.

The following are types of requests for Pfizer support of independent medical education:




Eligible organizations can request funding to support LIVE national and regional conferences and congresses.

Learn more about details regarding eligibility, areas of interest and educational goals for the current year.




Visiting Professorships

Eligible organizations can request funding to host a medical expert to foster educational exchanges with local healthcare providers who can benefit from the expert's knowledge and on-site presence.

Learn more about details regarding eligibility, areas of interest and application requirements for the current year.




Response to Request for Proposal

In certain clinical areas, a Request for Proposal (RFP) will be posted. The RFP will describe:

  1. the clinical area of interest,
  2. the approximate total budget available,
  3. what information must be in the application.

View our current RFPs.