The National Institutes of Health (NIH) primary grant mechanisms for supporting new and mid-career investigators is the Mentored Career Development Award (a.k.a. K Award). This workshop explores the range of K Award options available, provides an overview of the K Award application process and review criteria, and includes a step-by-step guide to preparing an outstanding and successful application. With the exception of the K99/R00 mechanism, K award applicants must be citizens of the US or permanent residents.
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The First Annual Med Ed Day celebrates the educational innovations and scholarship of students, fellows, residents, and faculty across all Schools of the Health Sciences. The event is sponsored by the UPSOM Academy of Master Educators (AME), in partnership with the Office of Faculty Affairs, UPSOM Office of the Vice Dean and the Office of Academic Career Development.
Friday, September 30, 2016
Poster Set Up
1 to 2 PM
2 to 3 PM
Poster Session showcasing educational scholarship | Submit an Abstract
3 to 4:45 PM
MED Talks describing educational innovations | View the Speakers
4:45 to 5:30 PM
Educational Resource Fair featuring SOM and University-wide resource support for Educator Development
5:30 to 7 PM
AME Networking Reception
Securing research funding in the present economic climate requires more than producing good science – you must communicate transformative objectives within the context of a highly competitive research proposal. This workshop takes the mystery out of grant preparation and provides a pathway for success.
The Office of Academic Career Development is dedicated to providing professionals in the schools of the health sciences with the tools, resources, and support they need to achieve their full potential as leaders in biomedical research, education, and clinical practice. Read More>