2021 Grant Writing Workshop

Research in radiation oncology results in exciting breakthroughs in cancer therapies and can lead to discoveries that can improve the health and survival of cancer patients. Securing funding for this type of research can prove difficult for some; therefore, ASTRO is offering our investigators a chance to interact and learn from our most well-funded members.

This workshop equips participants with essential skills and resources to develop competitive grant proposals:

  • Formulate grant proposals from ideas.
  • Develop Specific Aims & Project Narrative.
  • Successful researchers’ “Secret Sauce” on topics such as finding the right mentor, the importance of the biosketch, and reviewer perspectives for different grant mechanisms.
  • Real (redacted, non-public) grant applications which demonstrate how experienced researchers structured their proposals.
  • Mock Study Section led by a highly respected NIH Scientific Review Officer.
  • A list of relevant funding sources recommended by radiation oncology researchers.

This activity was This activity is available from December 1, 2021, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on November 30, 2023.

This activity was originally recorded at ASTRO’s 2021 Annual Meeting, October 23, 2021 in Chicago, IL.

Target Audience

This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncology residents, surgeons, physicists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists and nurses.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Formulate grant proposals from ideas.
  • Develop Specific Aims & Project Narrative.
  • Structure grant proposals.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education for physicians. ASTRO designates this for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 3.00 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
11/19/2021
Course expires: 
11/30/2023
Cost:
$180.00
Rating: 
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Workshop Faculty:

Workshop Chair - David Gius, MD, PhD, Professor, Assistant Dean for Research, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
Beth Beadle, MD, PhD, Professor, Stanford University, and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
Kristy Brock, PhD, Professor, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, has investment interest and receives compensation from RaySearch Laboratories.
Ileana Hancu, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, NIH Center for Scientific Review, and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
Aparna Kesarwala, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Emory University, and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
David Kirsch, MD, PhD, Barbara Levine University Professor, Duke University, and receives compensation/remuneration/funding from Janssen, Lumicell Diagnostics, Merck, XRAD Therapeutics, Bristol Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly and Varian Medical Systems. Dr. Kirsch has investment interest in XRAD Therapeutics and Lumicell Diagnostics.
Sunil Krishnan, MD, Professor, Mayo Clinic Florida, and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.

All relevant relationships have been mitigated.

 

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education to physicians.

ASTRO is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology to provide SA-CME as part of Part II Maintence of Certification. 

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education for physicians. ASTRO designates this for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 3.00 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Price

Cost:
$180.00
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Course Fees:
ASTRO members must log in to the ASTRO website to view and receive the discounted member rate.

  • Nonmember: $180
  • Member: $99

Policies:
No refunds, extensions, or substitutions will be made for those participants who, for any reason, have not completed the course by the end of the qualification date. The qualification date for each course is listed in the course catalog on the ASTRO website under availability.

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The course and its materials will only be available on the ASTRO website for that 3 year period regardless of purchase date. At the expiration of the qualification, participants will no longer have access to the course or its materials. ASTRO reserves the right to remove a course before the end of its qualification period.

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