Timeframe (dates): 2.5 day workshop
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 to Friday, August 25, 2017
Workshop Cancellation Deadline: 7/1/2017
Registration Fee: $250.00
Due at time of registration. Workshops requiring a registration fee will require submission of the fee before registration can be officially confirmed. Fees will need to be received within 2 weeks of registering. Fees are non-refundable. Contact Debbie Norwood at (801) 585-9158 to process your registration fee.
Hotel: Swissotel Chicago
323 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601-9722
Reservations: To Make Your Reservations Call: 312-565-0565
Reservations Code: NEDARC
Reservation Deadline: Monday, July 03, 2017
Block Room Rate: $219.00/night
Registrants are responsible for reserving and making their own hotel room reservations.
NEDARC cannot reserve hotel rooms for anyone.
Amenities: The Swissotel is located in the downtown Chicago in the Magnificient Mile. Hotel amenities include:
- Complimentary Health Club Access ($12 daily savings)
- Complimentary High Speed Internet Access (guestroom only)
- 24-hour valet parking (fee applies)
- Two on-site restaurants and lounge
- Smoke-free environment
Other Lodging Information: The discounted NEDARC Block Room Rate is $219 a night for single and double occupancy. Hotel reservations not made before the deadline will cost $274/night/person. Rates are subject to availability at the time the reservation is made.
Individuals can also make reservations by calling 1-888-73SWISS and asking for the NEDARC room block or copy and paste on the following link in your browser to make them online. www.Swissotel.com/hotels/chicago
This will be a valuable workshop for grant writers who want to improve their skills and receive professional guidance on rigorous research-oriented grant writing.
Workshop attendance is especially encouraged for those who will be submitting a proposal to the NIH.
At this workshop, attendees will work on each section of their research grant proposal, receive continual feedback from experienced grant writers, and leave with a well-defined draft.
1. Write the Specific Aims
2. Outline the Significance, Innovation, and the Approach Sections
3. Write your Biographical Sketch
4. Plan your Budget
5. Put your NIH Proposal Together
PECARN faculty, pediatric emergency medicine physicians, fellows, and others working in academic settings and conducting research in pediatric medicine
Please note that if you want to attend a workshop, you need to officially register for it.
Participants will need to bring a laptop with a power cord and an external mouse.