Research Investigator Review Criteria

The following criteria are assessed in annual review of a DFCM Clinician Scientist :

• Must show evidence of a meaningful collaborative research relationship (e.g. as shown by grants and publications) with other senior researchers in an established research environment or team.

• Must be associated with one of the DFCM’s family medicine divisions and/or partners and showing evidence of participation in committee meetings, discussion groups and rounds.

• Must show evidence of an independent research program where you have a leadership role.

• If not currently holding a grant as PI or Co-PI, must have applied for a peer reviewed grant as PI or Co-PI. If currently holding a grant as a PI or Co-PI, must have applied for a peer reviewed grant as PI or Co-PI.

• Must have submitted first or senior author manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed journals.

Note: The number of grant and manuscript submissions will depend on stage of career and amount of protected research time. On average, a Clinician Scientist with 60% protected research time should be submitting or hold at least one application for a peer reviewed grant (as PI) each year and publishing 3 to 5 manuscripts in peer reviewed journals each year. Clinician Scientists must also indicate in their CVs their roles on grants and publications.

• Must have submitted an application to present research findings (e.g. presentation, poster, workshop) as a PI at a peer-reviewed conference

• Must have applied for any available relevant career awards appropriate to stage of career.

• Must have a formal mentorship role in support of one or more DFCM researchers.

• Must have a formal research mentor if less than 10 years as a researcher, after which the need for mentorship will be evaluated at the time of review.

• Must take part in the internal grant application review process, reviewing applications for peer-reviewed funding and applications for career awards.

• Must attend more than 50% of DFCM Research Program activities (e.g. Research Rounds, Faculty Retreat & Walter Rosser Academic Day) and offer to present at one of these activities.

• Must acknowledge DFCM Investigator Award in all publications and presentations.

 

The following criteria are assessed in annual review of a DFCM Clinician Investigator:

• Must show evidence of a meaningful collaborative research relationship (e.g. as shown by grants and publications) with senior researchers in an established research environment or team.

• Must be associated with one of the DFCM’s family medicine divisions and/or partners and showing evidence of participation in committee meetings, discussion groups and rounds.

• Must show evidence of a collaboration in a research program where you have a meaningful research role.

• Must have applied for peer reviewed grant(s) as either PI, Co-PI or Co-Investigator.

• Must have submitted first or senior author or co-author manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed journals.

Note: The number of grant and manuscript submissions will depend on stage of career and amount of protected research time. On average, a Clinician Investigator with 40% protected research time should be submitting or hold at least one application for a peer reviewed grant (as PI, Co-PI or Co-Investigator) each year and publishing 2 manuscripts in peer reviewed journals each year. Clinician Investigators must also indicate in their CVs their roles on grants and publications.

• Must have submitted an application to present research findings (e.g. presentation, poster, workshop) as a PI, Co-PI or Co-Investigator at a peer-reviewed conference.

• Must have applied for any available relevant career awards appropriate to stage of career.

• Must have one or more formal research mentors.

• Must be involved in research mentorship of less experienced DFCM faculty, students, or staff (or part of a research mentorship team).

• Depending on relevant skills, may be required to take part in the internal grant proposal review process, reviewing applications for peer-reviewed funding and applications for career awards.

• Must attend more than 50% of DFCM Research Program activities (e.g. Research Rounds, Faculty Retreat & Walter Rosser Academic Day) and offer to present at one of these activities.

• Must acknowledge the DFCM Investigator Award in all publications and presentations.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Paul Krueger, Associate Director, Research Program (paul.krueger@utoronto.ca) or Noah Frank, Research Administrator (DFCM.Research@utoronto.ca).


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