Writing a Competitive Research Grant Proposal

This workshop covers writing grant proposals for all types of grants, including NIH, NSF, and foundations. It is co-sponsored by the Office of Research and is presented by Jill Jividen, PhD.

During the last 30 minutes of the presentation, the following panel of successful researchers will discuss navigating the competitive grant landscape and the review process:

  • Kathleen Cho, MD, Professor, Pathology, Internal Medicine
  • David Lombard, MD, PhD, Assoc Professor, Pathology
  • Geoffrey Murphy, PhD, Research Professor, MBNI; Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology
  • Les Satin, PhD, Professor, Pharmacology

Following this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Develop a persuasive grant proposal that is responsive to the sponsor’s priorities.
  • Learn ways to prepare for a critical review.
  • Examine elements of a focused research plan, including hypotheses or research questions, objectives and long-range research goals, and rationales and methods.
  • Review existing resources at the University of Michigan for research proposal development.
  • Review options for reusing a failed renewal or an unsuccessful new proposal.

Target Audience: Physicians and other faculty who develop grant proposals for research funding.

CME Credits

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Topics planned for the CME activity do not relate to products or services (e.g., drugs or medical devices used on or by patients) of an ACCME an ACCME-defined commercial interest. Therefore, the planners and speakers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop, or have questions about accessibility, please contact Jordan Wright wjordan@med.umich.edu or 734-764-2574. Please also let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies. Advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the University to arrange so letting us know at least 2 weeks in advance is much appreciated.

Upcoming Sessions

8:00 AM to 12:30 PM Tue, October 16, 2018
BSRB Seminar Rooms
Breakfast & Lunch served