Tackling your F32 Writing Club

A spring board for future funding opportunities

Tackling your F32 Writing Club will teach grant writing fundamentals and provide strategies to address the many components of the NIH NRSA F32 Fellowship application, including a detailed training, mentoring, and research plans. It will also provide a grant writing tool box with templates to guide your proposal development.

Tackling your F32 Writing Club will teach grant writing fundamentals and provide strategies to address the many components of the NIH NRSA F32 Fellowship application, including a detailed training, mentoring, and research plans. It will also provide a grant writing tool box with templates to guide your proposal development. Tackling your F32 Writing Club will have 12 meetings divided two parts:

  1.  Didactic informative lectures are open to all pediatric learners (no space limitations) and scheduled on Sept 3 & Sept 10, 2020 at noon-1:30 PM. See lecture topics.
  2. The interactive peer feedback sessions are open to a small group of applicants (Space is limited at these sessions so sigh up today!) and scheduled from September 17 to November 19, 2020 at noon-1:30 PM. In addition, each participant will receive individual guidance and detailed feedback on their proposal from Orit. See peer review schedule.

Didactic Informative Lectures

Learn grantsmanship fundamentals at dynamic lectures from experts

Interactive Peer Feedback Sessions

Receive individualized feedback and learn how to "think like a reveiwer" at peer review sessions

One-on-One Meetings

Obtain individual guidance and detailed feedback

2020 Schedule

Activity Date Time Topics
Lectures (all welcome) 09/03/2020 noon-1:30pm Know your F32, Specific Aims, Pre-award processes
09/10/2020 noon-1:30pm Mentoring, Training Plan, Research Strategy
Expert & Peer Feedback (limited space) 09/17/2020 noon-1:30pm Specific Aims
09/24/2020 noon-1:30pm
10/01/2020 noon-1:30pm Biosketch
10/08/2020 noon-1:30pm
10/15/2020 noon-1:30pm Training Plan
10/22/2020 noon-1:30pm
10/29/2020 noon-1:30pm Significance
11/05/2020 noon-1:30pm
11/12/2020 noon-1:30pm Approach
11/19/2020 noon-1:30pm

2020 Speakers

Orit Rapaport, PhD

Research Development Strategist

Topic: An overview of the F32 requirements

Allison Guerin, PhD

Director of Education - Pediatrics

Topic: Stanford's pre-award processes

Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD

Professor - Pediatrics, Director of Fellowship Research

Topic: Tips for writing the Research Strategy (Significance & Approach)

Crystal Botham, PhD

Director of Research Development - Pediatrics

Topic: Writing crystal clear Specific Aims

Suzan Carmichael, PhD

Professor - Pediatrics

Topic: Effective mentors and training plans