HELI 2013 Application Due Date Extended

HELI 2013 Application deadline has been extended to MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25.

Are you interested in health equity research?

Please consider attending the University of Wisconsin’s 4th annual Health Equity Leadership Institute June 9 to the 14 and join the 76 national Scholars who have graduated since 2010.

FOCUS: HELI is an intensive weeklong “research boot camp” focused on increasing the number of investigators, particularly minority investigators, engaged in health disparities/health equity research and competing successfully for tenure track positions.

CONTENT: Presentations by health equity researchers from multiple academic institutions and the NIH; visits to community partner research sites; tips for research mentor selection and alignment, work/life balance, research manuscript development, grant writing and mock study sections.

FORMAT: Large and small group sessions designed to provide career guidance and professional network development opportunities to health equity investigators.

HELI SCHOLARS: Up to 30 scholars will be invited to attend.  Applications from minority fellows, junior faculty or post doctorates in health, social and behavioral sciences addressing research in minority health, health disparities and health equity are especially encouraged. The HELI program is free; limited support for travel and accommodations is available.

To apply to HELI, please go to: HELI 2013 Application deadline has been extended to MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25.

2013 Application release date: January 28th | Due Date: February 18th | Notification of selected scholars: March 25th | HELI Scholars RSVPs due: April 1st

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