Goal 4: Develop Workforce and Resources

Exposing students of all ages to Discovery science

What kinds of incentives, reforms, and exposures would work best with students from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in science?

Submitted by (@nhlbiforumadministrator)

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

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC :

• It would produce an excited scientific workforce that will enhance healthcare and sustain discovery in the fields served by NHLBI.

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC :

• It is entirely feasible to develop programs for teachers and incentives for students.

• Pilot programs may be needed to establish feasibility of clinical training for PhDs and research training for MDs.

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea : NHLBI Staff

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Goal 4: Develop Workforce and Resources

Increase participation in HLBS scientific disciplines

What strategies should NHLBI use to pursue students at the K-12 level of their education and also to encourage their scientific interests through the undergraduate and graduate levels?

Submitted by (@nhlbiforumadministrator)

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

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC :

An inspired healthcare related workforce will bring novel ideas and innovations to heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) related fields of science.

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC :

It is definitely feasible to develop or modify programs that will incentivize both students and teachers

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