IME Programs

INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS

The Alnylam grants office supports independent medical education activities provided to healthcare professionals (HCPs) to help close the professional practice gaps of learners and address their unmet educational needs. Activities should strive to ultimately improve patient care and must be compliant with all applicable legal and regulatory guidelines. Educational grants are considered financial awards for clinical, scientific, and disease state educational programs that provide meaningful education to healthcare professionals and researchers in areas of relevance to Alnylam, without tangible benefit to Alnylam in return.

 

As part of our ongoing commitment to putting patients first, Alnylam will accept grant requests for bona fide educational purposes from the following:

  • Educational providers that are accredited to provide continuing education (ie, CME, CE) by a national accrediting body, such as the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), or other such accreditor. Alnylam will also support Independent Medical Education (IME) that is not designated for credit.

    Educational providers can be any of the following types:

    Continuing education offices of academic medical centers, medical universities, hospitals, or community health centers

    Professional medical societies/associations

    Managed care organizations

    Medical education partner companies/providers

 

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Medical Education Areas of Interest

Throughout the year, Alnylam will post Request for Educational Grant Proposals (REGP) to inform organizations and qualified medical education providers that we are interested in receiving requests for independent medical education activities pertinent to Alnylam’s areas of interest and aligned to specifications outlined in our REGPs. Although there are no REGPs currently available, please check back on a regular basis as new REGPs are posted occasionally.

Current budget availability for each theraputic area

 

 
Budget Available
 
Limited Funding Available
 
Budget Unavailable
Transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis (ATTR amyloidosis)

 

  Increased awareness of TTR amyloidosis, including distinction between hereditary and wild-type
  Improved clinical knowledge of the patient’s journey, disease burden, and identification of core symptoms
  Increased awareness of the multisystemic nature of the disease and the implications for multidisciplinary diagnosis and management
  Increased understanding of measurement and detection of disease progression
  Improved knowledge of genetic testing & counseling and implications for broader family

 

Acute hepatic porphyria

 

  Increased awareness of acute hepatic porphyria, including differential diagnosis of unexplained abdominal pain and neurological symptoms
  Improved knowledge of ordering and evaluating tests for extreme abdominal pain
  Increased competence of management of porphyria, including burden of disease and patient experience

 

Primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1)

 

  Increased awareness & improved clinical knowledge of PH1, including burden of disease
  Increased competence of kidney stone management guideline adherence
  Increased knowledge of monogenic stones & genetic testing
Supporting Documents

 

Download the Medical Education Grants at a Glance (PDF)

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