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Tues­day, Janu­ary 9, 2018 

In­tro­duc­tions 

1:30 – 3:00
Check-in at The Boardwalk at Wild Dunes and Registration in the Palms Foyer

3:00 – 4:00
Fac­ulty meets to re­view what will occur over the 4 days

4:00 – 4:30
Wel­come all at­tendees, fac­ulty and mentees briefly in­tro­duce them­selves

4:30 – 5:00
Over­view of what to ex­pect during the week is given to mentees

5:00 – 7:00
Kick-off Re­cep­tion & Dinner

7:00 – 9:00
PODS meet: Initial "Panel Review" of mentee specific aims


Wed­nes­day, Janu­ary 10, 2018

Ba­sics of Grant Ap­plic­a­tions

7:00 – 8:00 Break­fast and An­nounce­ments

8:00 – 9:15
Basic struc­ture and ap­proach to writ­ing NIH Re­search grant ap­plic­a­tions including overview of aims and hypotheses

9:15 – 9:30 BREAK

9:30 – 10:45
How to use stat­ist­ical con­sulta­tion:
Bio­s­tat­ist­ical Chal­lenges in Re­hab­il­it­a­tion Re­search

10:45 – 11:30
Dis­cus­sion of Re­search Eth­ics 

11:30 – 1:00
Lunch with POD groups to con­tinue dis­cus­sion and/or review panel discussion of pro­pos­als

1:00 – 3:30
Meet in­di­vidu­ally with ment­ors: Work on hy­po­theses and spe­cific aims

3:00 – 3:30 BREAK

3:30 – 5:00
Op­tions:
1) Meet with ment­ors/con­sult­ants in­di­vidu­ally and/or work on pro­pos­als
2) Break­out Ses­sion: on Hy­po­theses and Spe­cif­ics Aims 

5:00 – 6:30
Free time and/or work on pro­pos­als

6:30 – 8:00 Din­ner 

8:00 – 
Work on pro­pos­als and/or have in­formal dis­cus­sions with fel­low mentees or fac­ulty


Thursday, Janu­ary 11, 2018

Fund­ing Agency Or­gan­iz­a­tion and Pro­grams;
How to Ap­proach Fund­ing Agen­cies; Clin­ical Tri­als

7:00 – 8:00 Break­fast and an­nounce­ments

8:00 – 8:35
Over­view of the NIH in general and the Na­tional
Cen­ter for Med­ical Re­hab­il­it­a­tion Re­search (NCMRR) in particular

8:35 – 8:55
Non-Clin­ical Trial pro­grams at Na­tional In­sti­tute of Neur­o­lo­gical Dis­orders and Stroke (NINDS)

8:55 – 9:35
What is classified as a clinical trial by NIH?

9:35 – 9:50
Research Opportunities at National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

9:50 – 10:05
Research Programs from Veteran's Affairs (VA)

10:05 – 10:20 Research Programs at National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)

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10:20 – 10:35 BREAK

10:35 – 10:50
Re­search pro­grams from National Science Foundation

10:50 – 11:05 
Approaching Foundations for Funding

11:05 – 11:20
Research Opportunities at National Institute on Aging (NIA)

11:20 – 11:40
Research Programs from the Department of Defense

11:40 – 11:50
Research Programs at Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute

11:50 – 12:50
Funding Representative "Fair" - Mentees go in small groups

12:50 – 1:00 Lunch Buffett and start meetings

1:00 - 5:00
Meet with ment­ors/con­sult­ants and/or work on pro­pos­als

3:00 – 3:30 BREAK

5:00 – 6:30 Free time and/or work on proposals

6:30 – 8:00 Din­ner

8:00 –
1) Work on pro­pos­als and/or have in­formal dis­cus­sions with fel­low mentees or fac­ulty
2) Open dis­cus­sion on clin­ical tri­als 


Fri­day, Janu­ary 12, 2018

What Re­view­ers, Funding Agencies, and Study Sec­tions are Look­ing for: 
Grants­man­ship

7:00 – 8:00 Break­fast and An­nounce­ments

8:00 – 9:00
Cen­ter for Sci­entific Re­view (CSR) Study Sec­tion Video:  NIH tips and what hap­pens to your grant ap­plic­a­tion. (Other Agen­cies will com­ment on their pro­cess if not already covered in earlier present­a­tions.)

9:00 – 10:30
Panel Dis­cus­sion: What Re­view­ers and Study Sec­tions are Look­ing For

10:30 – 10:45 BREAK

10:45 – 12:15
Meet with ment­ors/con­sult­ants in­di­vidu­ally and/or work on pro­pos­als

12:15 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 5:00
Op­tions:
1) 1:00 - 5:00 – Meet with ment­ors/con­sult­ants in­di­vidu­ally and/or work on pro­pos­als
2) 1:15-2:15 – Break­out Ses­sion: conversation round table for women mentees with women mentors 

2:30 – 3:00 BREAK

5:30 – 6:30 Cock­tail Re­cep­tion

6:30 – 8:00 Gala Din­ner

8:00 – 10:00
Start grant review panel with Pods


Sat­urday, Janu­ary 13, 2018

Clos­ure

7:00 – 8:00 Break­fast and An­nounce­ments

8:00 – 10:00
Final POD Groups review panel. Fill out and re­view re­port to home in­sti­tu­tion ment­or­ship team, and set up next steps.

10:00 BREAK

10:00 – 10:30
Fill Out Work­shop Eval­u­ations and Final Com­ments

11:30
Boxed lunches for those departing later in the day