Why Write a K24?

Daniel Claassen, MD

Midcareer faculty often bemoan the lack of support and time necessary for mentorship, but many aren’t aware that NIH has a mechanism that does exactly that. K24 awards are the NIH’s best-kept secret.

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Your Guide to the Unspoken Rules of a Career in Academics

Rebecca Helton, MA

Not Discussed is a travel guide for academics at any stage of their careers. Win a free copy by commenting!

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Even More Cranky

Cranky Reviewer

Bilateral justification is from the devil. It’s a cognitive drain and subtle form of punishment for your reader.

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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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Chapter 3: Shattered

Dr Liz, PhD

Shattered glass

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Tough Questions to Ask Admins About Sexual Harassment

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

University administrators are getting woke to the devastating impact of harassment on women in STEM. Here's how to keep it real.

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Acting on the Essential: Propelling Theory into Practice

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Essentialism is guide to being re-energized by sharpening our focus on what is essential, compelling and generative.

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Sharpen Your Research Skills, Boost Your Career with a Mini-sabbatical

Andria Cimino, MPH

Is an immersive research training experience right for you? Find out how a CCTS mini-sabbatical catalyzed Dr. Courtney Peterson's career.

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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.e. “independent” funding such as a R01—the currency of academic medical research?  Well, you better start thinking about it.  You want to get that grant in […]

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Not that Kind of Decision: Tales of Debating a Pre-Tenure Switch

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Institutions do not love you.

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