Carilion Clinic Research and Development (R&D) offers various resources and educational handbooks for medical research.

Extramural Funding Resources:

R&D Administrative Handbooks

  • Introduction: An introduction to Research and Development, processes, policies and forms and a general description of principal investigator responsibilities
  • Clinical Trials Start-Up: Start-up processes for industry sponsored and government sponsored clinical trials
  • Proposal Submission Guidelines: Details the steps from identifying potential grant funding and submitting a proposal to award notification
  • Post Award: Details the steps of post award processes including expenditures, effort reporting and overhead.
  • Billing Compliance Procedure Manual: Outlines the required steps to maintaining clinical research billing compliance with EPIC and other software.

Research Acceleration Program (RAP)

Research and Development offers the RAP Guidelines handbook, which is a general award guidelines resource, including eligibility, funding limits, application instructions, administration of awards and selection criteria.

Extramural Funding

  • Definitions: Definitions of common terms associated with sponsored projects
  • Pre-Award FAQ: Short presentation on commonly asked questions pertaining to submitting grants
  • Post-Award FAQ: Short presentation on commonly asked questions pertaining to awarded grants
  • FCOI Tutorial: NIH Financial Conflict of Interest tutorial. Please also see Carilion's policy and form.
  • Most Frequent NIH Funding Mechanisms: NIH uses activity codes (e.g. R01, R43, etc.) to differentiate the wide variety of research-related programs we support. Not all NIH Institutes and Centers accept applications for all types of grant programs; participation is listed in each Funding Opportunity Announcement.

Other Educational Resources