ASTRO ROCKS: The NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08)
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Research-Oriented Career Knowledge and Support (ROCKS) web sessions equip you for a successful research-oriented career, one step at a time. This session featured the NCI Program Official(s) to provide an overview of the NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08) mechanism, and active NCI K08 awardees shared what the keys are to successful application, project implementation, and mentor-mentee relationships in their K08 experiences.
This activity is available from January 3, 2022, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on January 2, 2025.
This activity was originally recorded as an ASTRO "ROCKS" Web Session on February 17, 2021.
This program is designed to meet the interest of early-stage clinician scientists interested in mentored research career development in basic, translational, and patient-oriented cancer focused research.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the relative success of Radiation Oncology focused applications for the NCI K08 award and general success rates.
- Explain what reviewers are looking for during the application review.
- Discuss keys to successful application, project implementation, and mentor-mentee relationships.
Michael Espey, PhD (Chief, Radiotherapy Development Branch, Radiation Research Program, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI)
Marc Mendonca, PhD (Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, IUPUI)
Speakers (in alphabetical order by last name):
Yansong Bian, M.D., Ph.D., Program Director, Cancer Training Branch, Center of Cancer Training, NCI
Surbhi Grover, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
Alexander Spektor, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Brigham & Women's Hospital / Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Harvard Medical School
Questions can be directed to Science@ASTRO.org.
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.
- 0.00 Certificate of AttendanceThis activity was designated for 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
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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