COG Young Investigator Plan
Children’s Oncology Group Young Investigator (COG-YI) Program
To foster the involvement of junior COG member pathologists in Children’s Oncology Group (COG) and facilitate their general professional development by pairing them with a senior COG member pathologist in a mentor-mentee relationship for three years.
Applicants must be faculty practicing pathology at a COG member institution. Generally applicants are faculty members who are within 5 to 10 years of completing graduate medical education and Assistant Professors, although Associate Professors and are also welcome to apply. Fellows are not permitted to apply.
A complete application includes:
- COG YI application available on the COG website (https://www.childrensoncologygroup.org/)
The application should contain a 1 page proposal for a project to be completed with the mentor that includes specific aims, background/ significance, preliminary data (if available) and research design and methods. It is recommended that the applicant identity potential mentors to work with.
- Applicant's updated CV
- Letter of support from the applicant’s Chairperson or appropriate institutional representative
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Please direct questions and submit completed applications electronically to:
Chris Pierson, MD, PhD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine