Writing a Competitive Grant Proposal


The Writing a Competitive Grant Proposal (WCGP) workshop will give you valuable tools to pursue funding from the federal government, foundations or societies and is led by a faculty of researchers with extensive experience in grant applications and funding.

This 1½-day, in-person workshop uses a combination of instruction and interactive small-group sessions. Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will provide guidance on writing grant applications with an emphasis on developing the specific aims page.

Dates and location

March 15–16, 2024

RSNA Headquarters
820 Jorie Blvd. Suite 200
Oak Brook, Illinois


The registration fee for this workshop is $295. Participants are responsible for all travel and accommodation expenses.

Register by Jan. 15, 2024 to secure your seat.

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Learning objectives

  • Identify the funding opportunities that fit your personal circumstances of career stage, institutional environment and personal interests.
  • Explain the NIH grant review process and appropriate interactions with NIH program staff.
  • Effectively communicate a research plan on the specific aims page.

Target audience

This intermediate grant-writing program is intended for junior faculty and researchers in radiology, radiation oncology, nuclear medicine and imaging sciences who are pursuing funding from the federal government, foundations or societies.

Faculty members

  • Ragini Verma, PhD
  • Ruth C. Carlos, MD, MS
  • Sridhar Nimmagadda, PhD
  • Antonio Sastre, PhD
  • David M. Schuster, MD
  • Claude Sirlin, MD

Contact us

Please direct all workshop questions to dor@rsna.org and we will be happy to assist you.