Funded K24 Grants
The K24-Mid-Career Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research is primarily intended for individuals with a health professional degree or equivalent or with a clinical Ph.D. degree who are at the Associate Professor level or function at that rank in an academic setting or equivalent non-academic setting. Candidates must have an established record of independent, peer-reviewed Federal or private research grant funding in patient-oriented research (POR) and be able to demonstrate a need for protected time to devote to POR as well as act as research mentors, primarily for clinical residents, clinical fellows, and/or junior clinical faculty. The award provides one-time renewable support for up to five years of $100,000 annual salary for levels of effort between 25% and 50%. The actual salary provided by the award is based on the candidate's full-time, 12-month institutional salary and the level of effort requested, up to the maximum legislated salary rate in effect at the time of award. The award also provides up to $50,000 annually for research development costs.