A Great Resource for Biomedical Research Grant Proposal Writers

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post about the utility of using field-specific models of effective communication when expanding into a new area, I thought I would offer more examples. Yesterday’s example was specific to patient-centered engagement and research, but today I thought I would share the resource I suggest to the biomedical research proposal writers in my training sessions. For these writers, many of whom are research faculty and fellows, the sample applications offered by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) provide a wonderful resource. Continue reading “A Great Resource for Biomedical Research Grant Proposal Writers”

Shifting to Writing for the Emerging Patient-Centered Research Paradigm

For those of you who are interested in patient-centered research, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has released a report that may be of interest to you: Partnering with Patients to Drive Shared Decisions, Better Value, and Care Improvement – Workshop Proceedings. This report has an accompanying four-page meeting summary, as well, and I would recommend this summary not just for its content, but for its utility as a writing model for those strategic communicators new to the area of patient-centered research. Continue reading “Shifting to Writing for the Emerging Patient-Centered Research Paradigm”