MGH Division of Clinical Research

Conquering the K: Applying for an NIH Career Development Award

Ended: March 2, 2021

Conquering the K: Applying for an NIH Career Development Award
This course is sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research
Weekly starting February 2-March 2 | 3:30-5:00pm | Zoom
Are you planning on submitting a grant application for an NIH Career Development Award (K Award)? Then plan on attending Conquering the K!
Conquering the K is a comprehensive, five-session course, which focuses on the preparation of an NIH Career Development (K grant) proposal. MGH faculty will discuss research design and the Career Development Plan, focusing on how all the sections of the application must fit together to demonstrate the applicant’s commitment to and potential for becoming an independent investigator. Hands-on workshops and a mock study section are included to help participants prepare each section.
Application deadline is Monday, January 25, 2021. Due to the interactive design of this course, there will be a limited number of spots.
Who should attend? Fellows and instructors interested in submitting an application for an NIH K in June/October 2021 or February 2022.
Course Requirements: All attendees will be required to submit a rough draft of Specific Aims and name of mentor.
Course Schedule
Session 1: Tuesday, February 2
3:30pm – 4:15pm Overview of K Awards
4:15pm – 5:00pm What are Specific Aims?
Session 2: Tuesday, February 9
3:30pm – 5:00pm Workshop: Group review of specific aims
Session 3: Tuesday, February 16
3:30pm – 4:00pm What is your research strategy?
4:00pm – 4:30pm Panel Discussion
4:30pm - 5:00pm Career Development Plan Overview. How do I Write a Biosketch?
Session 4: Tuesday, February 23
3:30pm – 5:00pm Workshop: Group Review of Career Development Plan and Biosketch
Session 5: Tuesday, March 2
3:30pm – 4:00pm What does a Study Section look for?
4:00pm – 5:00pm Mock Study Section


Programs:
Clinical Investigator Program Clinical Research Investigator

Categories:
NIH Research Funding

Sponsor:
MGH Division of Clinical Research

The application period is closed. Please check back for future offerings.

Sessions

Feb. 2, 2021 02/2/21
3:30PM-5PM
3:30 PM – 5 PM
Online, None
Feb. 9, 2021 02/9/21
3:30PM-5PM
3:30 PM – 5 PM
Online, None
Feb. 16, 2021 02/16/21
3:30PM-5PM
3:30 PM – 5 PM
Online, None
Feb. 23, 2021 02/23/21
3:30PM-5PM
3:30 PM – 5 PM
Online, None
March 2, 2021 03/2/21
3:30PM-5PM
3:30 PM – 5 PM
Online, None

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