FOA Title: 
Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) (R38)
Grant Type: 
RFA-HL-18-023
Primary IC: 
NHLBI
Release Date: 
Aug 23 2017
Expiration Date: 
May 13 2020
AC Source: 
R38
Purpose: 
The purpose of this program is to recruit and retain outstanding, postdoctoral-level health professionals who have demonstrated potential and interest in pursuing careers as clinician-investigators. To address the growing need for this critical component of the research workforce, this funding opportunity seeks applications from institutional programs that can provide outstanding mentored research opportunities for Resident-Investigators and foster their ability to transition to individual career development research awards. The program will support institutions to provide support for up to 2 years of research conducted by Resident-Investigators in structured programs for clinician-investigators with defined program milestones.