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Principles of Grant Writing I

East Baltimore
3rd term
Clinical Investigation
2 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Synchronous Online
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  8:30 - 10:20am
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:
Khalil Ghanem

Considers the principles of successful clinical research strategies and the requirements of funding agencies. Students identify a defined research project together with a suitable team of mentors and collaborators. With mutual review and criticism, each student develops a written research proposal in the format of a grant application which integrates the scientific principles of the GTPCI curriculum.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Integrate the competencies of the GTPCI curriculum in planning and proposing a coherent clinical research project
  2. Write a grant application to support the proposed research program, incorporating scientific rigor and elements of successful grantsmanship
  3. Review grant applications to assess content, significance, study design and appropriate analysis plan
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 99% written grant application and associated materials


Final grade applies to all terms

Enrollment Restriction:

Must be GTPCI students

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

This course is restricted to GTPCI students.

For consent, contact:

Special Comments:

Grade for 390.721 and 722 given at completion of 390.722.