Foundation for Exxcellence in Women’s Health Care Request for Proposal: Philip J. DiSaia, M.D. Exxcellence in Research Grant for 2012-2013
The Foundation for Exxcellence in Women’s Health Care has committed a total of not less than $25,000 for the purpose of conducting outcomes research on any of the programs of the Foundation including; Exxcellence in Clinical Research, Exxcellence in Family Planning Research, Exxcellence in Life Long Learning (L3-Ob/Gyn), or Pearls of Exxcellence. Descriptions of these programs may be found on the web site of the Foundation at www.exxcellence.org or may be obtained by contacting the Foundation. The purpose of the RFP is to solicit applications for proposals designed to test the outcomes of one or more of the Programs of Exxcellence. The research proposal is expected to be completed within one (1) year.
Proposal Format: Proposals should be prepared using an NIH format and should not exceed twelve (12) pages in length, exclusive of references. An NIH biosketch for the PI and all key investigators should accompany the application. A letter of support from the Department Chair of the applicant should be provided.
Applications will be reviewed by a committee drawn from the Exxcellence Foundation and will be judged competitively. Women and under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply.
The award will go to an MD ObGyn who is ABOG certified or who is in the process of meeting requirements for certification, and who has an appointment in an academic department. The recipient should either have a faculty title in an academic department or should be in an approved training program in an academic department.
Budgetary guidelines: A maximum budget of $25,000 should be prepared. Up to $15,000 may be applied to the salary of the PI. Statistical support may be budgeted. Institutional commitment will be considered a plus. Budgets should allow an indirect cost rate of 8%.
Applications should be received no later than May 15, 2012. Award notification is expected to occur by June 15, 2012. Funding will be provided starting July 1, 2012 with expected completion of the research over the next twelve months.
Applications should be submitted electronically to Nancy B. Dent, Ph.D., Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org