Young Surgeons: K08, K23 Grants See Changes

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The National Heart, Lung and Blood institute has extended the combined number of years of K training support from six to eight years for the K08 and K23 grants. Clinician scientists who have received either award can stay on a K12 or KL2 program for up to three years and then request a five-year individual K award. This will help support the transition from training to independent investigators for those clinicians.

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