Events / D&I Proposal Development Bootcamp

D&I Proposal Development Bootcamp

September 23, 2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Taylor Avenue Building, 600 S Taylor Ave., St Louis, Missouri 63110

Join us for an intensive day of tailored consultations aimed at advancing your dissemination & implementation grant proposal from idea to draft. Accepted proposal teams will have the opportunity to network over meals, consult with D&I experts, and attend our inaugural Enola Proctor Lecture with Dr. David Chambers — Deputy Director for Implementation Science in the Office of the Director in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute.

This event will take place in person on the second floor of the Taylor Avenue Building, located on the Washington University Medical Campus. While you must submit a concept paper by September 1 to participate in bootcamp, the Enola Proctor Lecture will be streamed over Zoom for all to attend virtually.

About the Enola Proctor Lecture

David Chambers, DPhil
Deputy Director for Implementation Science
Office of the Director in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

 Dr. Chambers manages a team focusing on efforts to build and advance the field of Implementation Science through funding opportunity announcements, training programs, research activities, dissemination platforms, and enhancement of partnerships and networks to integrate research, practice and policy.

The lecture will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will be available to all via Zoom. In-person space is reserved for Bootcamp participants.

Call for concept papers

Teams must be led by a WashU employee. Teams may consist of up to four members total, including a notetaker. Members can be non-WashU collaborators. Concept papers will be accepted through September 1.

Concept papers should include:

  1. Specific aims
  2. General approach
  3. Evidence-based practice or innovation to be disseminated or implemented
  4. Type of implementation strategy or approach envisioned
  5. Type of evaluation or research plan to be employed

More information on concept papers.

Attendance

Upon acceptance into Bootcamp, you will be provided with a consultation schedule and additional details regarding the event. Teams must be able to attend in person on the second floor of the Taylor Avenue Building, located on the Washington University Medical Campus.

Parking is located at the Clayton Avenue garage just south of the institute at the corner of Clayton and Taylor Avenues. Learn more about parking on the Medical Campus. Attendees can also take advantage of our close proximity to the Central West End MetroLink station.

Accessibility

If you have any accessibility needs, please contact Emily Hickner at ehickner@wustl.edu. We need to be notified at least five business days prior to the event to guarantee accommodation for interpretation and CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) services.