Course 2: Students, Residents, Trainees, PostDoc Fellows Setting Yourself Up for Research Success: T to K Transition and Preparing For Your K Application

Date/Time: Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:00 AM – 4:30 AM
Level: Professional Development Course
Room: Landmark 3
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Getting started in a successful research career is an exciting endeavor that can seem daunting. What type of research do I want to do? How do I know if this is a project with legs? What are the qualities of a good mentor? What kind of training do I need? In this session, academic leaders will discuss topics important for burgeoning researchers and share their experiences on how they navigated the path towards success. There will then be an interactive panel discussion with questions from the audience.


  • Learn the components of a K award and how they differ from other types of grant applications Gain an understanding of the qualities the study section are looking for in your K application Be able to discuss the path forward from idea to K award and what hurdles to expect