Goal 4: Develop Workforce and Resources

Supporting early-stage investigators

How can we provide better support for junior investigators who are transitioning from K Award to R Award funding?

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Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)?: Compelling Question (CQ)

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With the challenging NIH funding climate, many junior investigators are struggling to obtain their first R series grant. Without better support of our junior investigators, the next generation of investigators in academic medicine is in peril.

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea: Edwin K. Silverman


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Idea No. 404