For investigators working on grant submissions, HIP offers a Grant Writing Group. This group operates as a "mock study section" to provide early feedback on grant development.

Investigators submit their grant draft for review and agree to act as a reviewer for two other grants. Two separate grant writing groups are offered for R01s and pilots/career development awards.

Grants at all stages of development are welcome, from a single paragraph describing an idea to a full-length application, and many investigators submit their grant for review several months in a row to receive continual feedback during the grant development process.

Following are examples of grant topics that could be discussed:

  • Health services research
  • Health outcomes
  • Patient-centered outcomes
  • Comparative effectiveness
  • Dissemination and implementation
  • Quality measurement and improvement
  • Patient-provider communication
  • Health systems redesign
  • Clinical informatics
  • Clinical decision support
  • Value-based care
  • Health economic analysis
  • Health care decision making
  • Patient safety and medical errors
  • Medical interventions
  • Health behavior change
  • Provider behavior change
  • Variations in healthcare
  • Patient adherence
  • Disparities in healthcare delivery

For more information on joining the group, please email gwg@hip.wisc.edu