University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Career Development Bootcamp

The DOM's Office of Research Services offers a career development bootcamp to prepare attendees to write and submit K grants or other career development proposals.

To qualify, applicants must:

  • Be DOM faculty members (i.e. assistant or associate professors, scientists, senior fellows, or other applicable positions)
  • Not have been a PI on a federally funded career development award (NIH, DOD or NSF) or NIH R01 grant proposal
  • Have demonstrated interest in obtaining extramural funding
  • Have a minimum of a rudimentary draft of an Aims page

Upcoming Sessions

Each three-hour session will include a general how-to discussion, breakout sessions for peer review and feedback, and an opportunity for further group questions and discussion.

Fall 2022

Each session is held from 9 AM to 12 PM in person at HSLC and WIMR.

Topic Schedule

  • October 6: Aims Page
  • October 13: Research Strategy
  • October 20: Preparing for the training of a K Award and Career Development
  • November 3: Accessory documents, Letters of Support, and Biosketches

*There is no session on October 27.

Apply here. All applications must be received by Friday, September 16.

Spring 2023

Each session is held from 9 AM to 12 PM in person at HSLC and WIMR.

Topic Schedule

  • April 20: Aims Page
  • April 27: Research Strategy
  • May 4: Preparing for the training of a K Award and Career Development
  • May 11: Accessory documents, Letters of Support, and Biosketches

Registration will open in February 2023. Registration deadline is Friday, March 31.

Fall 2023

Each session is held from 9 AM to 12 PM in person at HSLC and WIMR.

Topic Schedule

  • September 14: Aims Page
  • September 21: Research Strategy
  • September 21: Preparing for the training of a K Award and Career Development
  • October 5: Accessory documents, Letters of Support, and Biosketches

Registration will open in July 2023.  Registration deadline is Friday, August 25.