How to Get a K24

The Edge for Scholars

Four recipients of K24s shared their advice for writing these grants that protect time for mentoring.

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Don’t Let Your Research Questions Go Out Without PICOTS

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Specification of PICOTS is the minimum outerwear required to prevent your research question from being caught in a downpour of questions.

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Getting Your Ducks in a Row for that First Big Grant Submission

Aron Parekh, PhD

So you are sailing high with your K career development award ready to pounce on your next grant submission!  But what do you need to reach that next milestone, i.…

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Antidotes to Keeping Secrets When the Going Gets Rough

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Can we change the instinct to reject help even when confronted with crises that could disrupt or redefine our career paths?

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Q&A: How to Give a Chalk Talk

BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program

You have a whiteboard, a marker, and an hour to convince a department to hire you. How will you handle it? Senior faculty give their advice.

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Counting What Counts in Responsible Conduct of Research Training

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

A simple tool for collecting information about discussions in small groups and among individuals on topics related to responsible conduct of research allowed us to better see what concerns about …

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Funding Opportunities on Offer

Rebecca Helton, MA

There are no fewer than four limited submission opportunities for big bucks in the next month!

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Watch Words: Go Slow

The Edge for Scholars

Go slow was the theme of a recent visit by Janice L. Gabrilove, MD. Take the more deliberate route, even when others seem to be whizzing by. Stay focused on …

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Why I Sought Out Peer Mentoring And You Should Too

Aron Parekh, PhD

As I sat through five years of Newman Society seminars, I often left them with feelings of anxiety and dread. I would listen to tenured faculty tell me all of …

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How To Survive The Interview You Didn’t Know Was Coming

Craig Boerner, BA (English) University of Missouri

Daily news reporting is a tough and thankless task. A reporter can write a well thought out, hard-hitting story on a Thursday and, when they wake up Friday morning, the …

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