“I don’t really care about that administrative stuff!” But it is IMPORTANT:
To understand how NIH works!
Easy to disengage and only focus on the lab
Network with NIH staff
Talk to us at meetings, on the phone, by email
The squeaky wheel gets the oil
If I don’t know you, how can I help you?
Understand how NIH peer review works
Learn what works and what doesn’t in peer review AND funding