Program commitments

When applying, you will be asked to commit to the following:

  • To attend the full 6-week program in San Francisco each summer without absences.
  • To complete yearly evaluation forms and return them to the program coordinator.
  • To provide the program office with information regarding your professional development and accomplishments following completion of the program. At a minimum, we ask you to submit an updated CV each year that includes grant awards and publications.
  • To credit the VP grant in publications resulting from the utilization of resources of the VP program by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and complying with the NIH Public Access Policy.
  • To spend 25% of your time annually on research.
The application for the Summer 2018 program is now open. The application and all letters of support are due Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 8:00 am Pacific Time.

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