Art & Anatomy of Writing a Clinical Research Career Development Grant

Registration is required

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 1:00pm-4:00pm
Folkman Auditorium

Presented by the Boston Children's Hospital Clinical Research Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Center for Clinical Investigation and Department of Medicine.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 (1:00-4:00pm) - Folkman Auditorium, BCH
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 (1:30-4:15pm - with optional group work from 4:15-5:00pm) - Bornstein Amphitheatre, BWH

This two-afternoon symposium is intended for the novice grant writer applying for career development funding. The course focuses on NIH K awards, but the topics covered will be applicable to other career-mentored awards. This course will provide an overview and resources for your grant submission.

Please note: Different topics are presented each day; it is recommend that participants attend both afternoons. The first afternoon will be held at Boston Children's Hospital in the Folkman Auditorium. The second afternoon will be held in Bornstein Amphitheatre at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Participants will have the option of staying for breakout sessions after the course on the second day.


Lecture topics are as follows:
-What are Ks and Which One is Right for You?
-Data Analysis Plan
-Career Development Plans
-Specific Aims
-Biosketches, Resources & Environment
-The Review Process
-Identifying Funding Sources
-Art of Grantsmanship
-Panel Q&A Sessions

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1) Recall key components of a grant application.
2) Summarize the grant application process.
3) Construct a grant application plan.
4) Identify grant writing resources

Course Directors:
Ellen Seely, MD
Gail Adler, MD, PhD
Lise Nigrovic, MD, MPH
Daniel Pallin, MD, MPH

Audience: Investigator
Contact info:, 617-525-7654
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