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Write Winning Grant Proposals Seminar (Hypothesis-Driven Research)
February 8 2016 at 8:30 AM
Scott Hall
The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to host a research grant writing proposal seminar for WSU faculty, post-docs, and space permitting, advanced doctoral students. The OVPR is sponsoring a major portion of the cost to bring Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops to campus. The medical campus seminar will take place February 8, 2016, from 8:30 AM to 5 PM in the Margherio Conference Room in the Mazurek Education Commons, Scott Hall. The seminar is for hypothesis-driven research (medical, biological and physical sciences and engineering). Light morning refreshments and lunch will be served. The seminar will address both conceptual and practical aspects that are associated with the grant-writing process. It will emphasize idea development, how to write for reviewers, and tips and strategies that have kept the co-founders of Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops funded continuously for over twenty-five years. Each attendee will receive a copy of The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook. You will need to identify which workbook you need at the time of registration. Below is the list of available versions from which you can select. The NIH Edition. Required for all submitting NIH proposals The NSF Edition. Required for all submitting NSF proposals Successful Proposals to Any Agency. USDA Edition with updated insert The fee for seminar materials is $75 and may be paid for by personal check or through a department index account transfer. Payment or index information must be received prior to the seminar to reserve your spot. Registration is limited! Registration and required infomormation must be completed by January 8, 2016.
Presentations on AAMC Early and MidWIMS Faculty Career Development
February 10 2016 at 12:00 PM
The program will include brief reports of AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar held recently in Austin, Texas to “enhance knowledge and skills needed to support progress along the path to leadership in academic medicine.”   
FD4ME - The Practical Side of Feedback
February 12 2016 at 1:30 PM
Margherio Conference Room in the Mazurek Commons Building
This session focuses on feedback and practical application of actionable concepts from the perspectives of those giving as well as receiving feedback. The session includes didactics and opportunities for skill development to prepare participants to train others to better understand and implement more skilled feedback behaviors in medical education settings. Participants will  expand their knowledge of feedback principles and their application; and identify strategies to enhance their instructional abilities from a learner-centric perspective. The session will prepare participants to conduct training sessions for faculty and trainees to help them formulate personal feedback constructs and scripts that incorporate question-asking and listening skills. Date: Friday Feb. 12, 2016 Time: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.  Location: Margherio Conference Room in the Mazurek Commons Building Facilitators: Maria S. Kokas, PhD (Henry Ford Health System)  
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