Grant Review Communities, in partnership with the Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs (ATOP), invites you to join an engaging conversation that covers overall readiness to prepare an NIH individual fellowship, career development, or equivalent foundation award proposal.

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Buerger Center, Room 1212-1214 (first floor conference space behind Cosi)

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  • Matthew Weitzman, PhD – Director, Grant Review Communities; Professor of Pathology
  • Janis Burkhardt, PhD – Professor of Pathology
  • Rebecca Simmons, MD – Professor of Pediatrics
  • David Taylor, PhD – Associate Director of Academic Training, ATOP

Audience: Targeted to trainees and fellows preparing an NIH Individual Fellowship, Career Development Award, or equivalent foundation award proposal. We also welcome the entire CHOP community.

Defining readiness

We will define what it means to be ready to write your career development award in terms of publications, career stage, and your goals from both the basic science and clinical science perspective.

Identifying resources

We will identify resources available to you through CHOP and the NIH to evaluate your readiness to apply, and assist you in preparing your proposal.

Building community support

We will introduce options for community support and involvement through Grant Review Communities.

You will have the opportunity to ask specific questions related to your proposal development.


Questions? Contact Amy Salovin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 267-425-7157