Performance Improvement 2008. Is it Feasible to Evaluate Training and Career Development Programs?


This feasibility study designed an evaluation to examine outputs from select National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases research training and career development award programs. The study included a meeting of a Working Group to assess the feasibility of the evaluation and to provide advice on the proposed design of a process evaluation of four funding mechanisms: post-doctoral Institutional Research Training Grants, Individual Postdoctoral Fellowships, Mentored Research Scientist Award, and Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award.

The Working Group agreed that the proposed design and approach for developing the process evaluation was feasible and recommended that the Institute develop the larger evaluation.

Report Title: Training Grant and Career Award Program Evaluation Working Group Feasibility Report, . Report may be obtained from Federal Contact
Agency Sponsor:
NIH, National Institutes of Health
Federal Contact:
Wilma Peterman, MS, 301-496-0803
Performer: McManis & Monsalve

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