Writing a Competitive Grant Proposal


Led by a faculty of leading researchers with extensive experience in grant applications and funding, this 1½-day, in-person workshop will give you valuable tools to pursue funding from the federal government, foundations or societies. Using a combination of instruction and interactive small group sessions, the NIH-funded researchers will provide guidance on writing grant applications with an emphasis on reviewing your specific aims.

Faculty members:

  • David M. Schuster, MD
  • Ruth C. Carlos, MD, MS
  • Sridhar Nimmagadda, PhD
  • Antonio Sastre, PhD
  • Claude Sirlin, MD
  • Eleni Liapi, MD, MSc

Learning objectives

  • Identify the funding opportunities that fit your personal circumstances of career stage, institutional environment and personal interests.
  • Explain the NIH grant review process and appropriate interactions with NIH program staff.
  • Effectively communicate a research plan on the specific aims page.

Target audience

This intermediate grant writing program is intended for junior faculty and researchers in radiology, radiation oncology, nuclear medicine and imaging sciences who are pursuing funding from the federal government, foundations or societies.


March 6-7, 2020


RSNA headquarters, 820 Jorie Blvd., Oak Brook, Illinois


The registration fee for this workshop is $225. Participants are responsible for all travel and accommodation expenses.

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Please direct all workshop questions to dor@rsna.org and we will be happy to assist you.

Accreditation and CME credit statement

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

RSNA designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.