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The Folly of the R: A Case Study.

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The "You should apply for this" message from a colleague popped up on my work email seven months ago. Reading through the funding announcement, I thought "Yeah, this is pretty much exactly in line with what I'm doing. But ugh!! Do I want to put myself through this again?" For the sake of clarity, I have entered the autumn of my career, secure as a Professor of Emergency Medicine (Step 4), with no major push to get funded. I have always been proud of my .400 grant funding batting average. I opened up hot with a solid first round NIH funded grant, followed by a similarly scored and funded second proposal. But my last three submissions resulted in the dreaded You seem like a nice guy and we don't want to hurt your feelings 40-45 score. Another few failures would plant me firmly on the Mendoza line. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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Name: Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
ISSN: 1553-2712
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