There needs to be better oversight and transparency for diversity in our research portfolio to include a steady pipeline of young investigators and to facilitate the entry of pediatricians into the research work force. Specifically, workforce diversity should be considered in addition to scientific merit in determining funding priorities.
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We need to spread R01 funding around more to ensure that the best science has funding adequate to move forward. To do this I believe changing how we think about R01 funding and expenditures can be used to put the NIH funds to better use. Too often successful researchers have the majority of their salaries on R01s and the institutions have little skin in the game. PI salaries can be a large part of the escalating budget... more »
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What are the best methods for NHLBI to contribute to reforms that make careers more attractive to people from disadvantaged backgrounds?
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