Pearls and Pitfalls in SAEM Foundation Grants Submissions
Join the current chair and vice chair of the SAEM Grants Committee as they briefly describe the SAEMF grants portfolio and then share their insights from prior grant review cycles. Pearls and pitfalls will be discussed for each of the following proposal elements: specific aims, training plan, candidate statement, bio sketches, research strategy, and letters of support. SAEM online resources for grant writing will also be highlighted and there will be a brief time set aside for Q&A.
(Grants Committee Sponsored)
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Nicholas M. Mohr, MD, MS
Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Iowa Carver College of MedicineNicholas Mohr MD MS is a Professor of Emergency Medicine, Anesthesia Critical Care and Epidemiology. Within the University of Iowa Department of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Mohr serves as the Vice Chair for Research and directs the Emergency Medicine Critical Care Fellowship and Physician Scientist Training Program as well as serving as the Assistant Fellowship Director in Critical Care in the Department of Anesthesia. A native of Bettendorf, Iowa, he is a 2002 graduate from Iowa State University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He obtained his MD from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in 2006, followed by residency in Emergency Medicine at Indiana University from 2006-2009 and a Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University in St Louis from 2009-2011. After returning to the University of Iowa as a faculty member in 2011, he obtained his MS in Clinical Investigation in 2014. Dr Mohr currently resides in Iowa City, IA where he lives with his wife and four energetic sons. Dr Mohr is a health services researcher with a focus on the regionalization of rural emergency medicine and critical care services with expertise in sepsis, acute respiratory failure, and early trauma care. Dr. Mohr is currently funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to examine the effect of telemedicine on sepsis care. He has been funded previously by the Emergency Medicine Foundation, the Children's Miracle Network, and the Injury Prevention Research Center. He has authored more than 30 first author, peer-reviewed publications focused on the intersection between emergency medicine and critical care. Dr. Mohr is currently a co-principal investigator with Dr. David Talan on two Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 projects; one examines the risks of becoming infected with COVID-19 while working in an emergency department (COVERED) and the second is a COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness project (PREVENT).
Bryn Mumma, MD, MAS
University of California, Davis, School of MedicineBryn Mumma, MD, MAS, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Prior to joining the faculty, she completed a Research Fellowship during which she completed the Mentored Clinical Research Training Program and earned her M.A.S. in Clinical Research. She then completed the NHLBI K12 Research Career Development Program in Emergency Medicine. Her research focuses broadly on outcomes and systems of care in cardiovascular emergencies, with particular interest in high-sensitivity troponin, myocardial injury and infarction, and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. She serves on the SAEM Grants and Research Committees. She has been recognized with Young Investigator awards from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the American Heart Association.
- Identify SAEMF funding opportunities that align with their training, interests, and expertise
- Describe key elements of a successful SAEMF grant application
- Identify resources available from SAEM to assist in preparing an SAEMF grant application