Medical Education Grants

Request for Medical Educational Grant Proposals

Grant forms

Medical education grant and Investigator-initiated study support request forms can be found below. Please review the grant submission process and send completed forms to


Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Verrica) is dedicated to furthering the education of healthcare professionals with high-quality medical education programs through our Medical Education Grant Funding Committee. These programs contribute to disease awareness and patient care in the areas in which Verrica has interests.

Verrica provides financial grants to qualified independent third parties for bona fide educational programs to support accredited educational symposia, seminars or sessions directed towards healthcare professionals. Grant recipients are solely responsible for developing the content that is most appropriate toward the audience they are targeting and managing the program in accordance with their funded proposals totally independent of any Verrica influence.

The grants committee will meet to review submissions and awards funding based upon medical or scientific merit and unmet educational needs, as well as the availability of funds. Grant applications received by Verrica will normally receive an answer within 30 days of receipt. We ask that your organization allows at least 120 days prior to the start of the program.

What types of activity does this grant program fund?

Accredited continuing medical education for healthcare professionals that is completed independently and accredited by a trusted source. The accreditation may include CE or CME. Topics of focused interest can be found below.

What is not included in this grant program?

Grants for consumer education, resident programs, general programs without an agenda, entertainment, social events, etc.

What are the topics of interest for Medical Education Grants?

Grant requests for medical education in the following areas are of high interest to the company. However other topics will be considered as well.

Medical Education on Molluscum Contagiosum including information on the following:

  • Diagnosis/differential diagnosis
  • Comorbidities and their impact on diagnosis, disease course, or treatment
  • Impact of age
  • Impact of the disease on patients and their caregivers
  • Impact of skin of color on diagnosis or treatment
  • Treatment paradigms
  • Other topics that meet an unmet medical need in the disease state

We welcome medical education grants targeted to the following healthcare professional segments:

  • Dermatologists
  • Pediatric Dermatologists
  • Pediatricians

What do I include in my grant request?

Letter of Grant Request on the requesting organization’s letterhead which includes the following:

  • Medical Educational objective(s): A needs assessment on the need for education, including a description of the gap in education
  • Which type of healthcare providers will be targeted
  • The targeted/estimated number of learners
  • A detailed agenda of the program
  • Whether the program will be live, virtual, or a blend, and if the program will become enduring
  • The amount and type of credits that will be assigned to the program and process for assigning credit
  • The name of the organization that will be accrediting the program
  • Learning outcomes assessment, including what will be collected and timeline for a report
  • The total amount of funding requested along with a detailed line-item budget for each type of spend
  • Information about how the program will be publicized/advertised
  • If the program will be funded by a sole grantor or if it will be funded by several companies
  • A primary contact and alternate (if available) with title, phone number, and address (and email contact address)

The grants submission process:

Review Verrica’s current request for medical education grant proposals to identify which topics are of high interest and for which audiences. Complete your full grant request including the information above. You may include a PowerPoint, Word, or PDF format of your request. Within 120 days (or 4 months) of your program, submit your grant request to If you have questions you can also use the email to ask questions or request a meeting and the Chair of the committee will be in touch with you.

Verrica will send an email confirmation upon receipt of your grant application and documentation. You should receive correspondence on a decision within approximately 30 days of grant submission. Questions about your grant proposal from the committee may come at an earlier time frame prior to review or final decision.

When should I submit my grant?

We request that you submit your grant within 4 months of the program but encourage early submissions.

How are grant decisions made?

The grant committee meets regularly to review and assess grant requests as a group. The group makes decisions based upon the information in your grant request, the unmet medical need for education, corporate objectives for education, and available funding.

How do I know how much is in your budget for a grant?

We recommend you contact to discuss funding availability.

What happens if my grant gets funded?

You will be notified (by email) by the head of the grants committee if your grant is funded. At that time, contracting will commence. We ask that you complete the contracting requirements within 3 months of the program as to allow for time to process payment.

Verrica requires that a fully executed contract, signed by the primary contact for the grant request (or alternate) and Verrica be completed prior to the commencement of the program.

Verrica complies with all applicable laws and regulations with respect to grants. Verrica will not provide funding for support of entertainment, travel, meals, social events, or any other types of expenses prohibited under state gift ban laws, or the PhRMA Code of Ethics for Interactions with Health Care Professionals or EFPIA.


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