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UrogynCREST Application Requirements

All UrogynCREST applications must be submitted through this website by August 26, 2020. Applicants must answer affirmatively to the application questions and upload the required documents.

Application Questions:

  • Name
  • Institution
  • Institution Address
  • Year of Fellowship Completion
  • Are you a US citizen or permanent resident?
  • Are you an active AUGS member?
  • Do you have an MD or DO?
  • Do you have an appointment as an Assistant Professor?
  • Did you complete fellowship within approximately 7 years?
  • Is your Chair/Division Director supportive in your commitment to complete the UrogynCREST program?
  • Are you committed to a career as a clinician-scientist with an interest in research on PFDs?

Required Documents:

  • NIH-style biosketch. See https://grants.nih.gov/grants/forms/biosketch.htm for a template and example
     
  • Candidate information. Up to 2 pages detailing:
    • Candidate’s background: describe past accomplishments and experiences relevant to the career development plan (do not need to duplicate detailed information included in the Biosketch)
    • Career goals and objectives: Include short and long term goals
    • Career development plan: Explain how past, current and planned activities, including the proposed research, will help ensure career progression to promote a successful research career
  • Concept proposal in candidate’s area of interest in pelvic floor disorders (up to 2 pages). This does not need to be fully fleshed out, however, do address the following areas (as appropriate) as best you can:
    • Background
    • Study question
    • Study design
      • Population
      • Proposed database
      • Study variables of interest
      • Comparison/Control
      • Outcomes
      • Covariates/Confounders
      • Statistical analysis
  • Two letters of support from individuals familiar with the candidate’s research activities
    • One letter must be from Chair/Division Director supporting the candidate's commitment to complete the UrogynCREST program
    • The other letter can be from a research collaborator and can be outside of the candidate's institution
       

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