Strategy-Status Update

Here's the latest on some of our projects:

FY 2015 MD-715 Report

The NIH’s FY 2015 MD-715 has been completed! Please review the final report and corresponding documents below.

FY 2015 MD-715 Focus Areas for NIH

The following were identified as Focus Areas and corporate priorities for NIH for FY 2015:

  • The recruitment and retention of People with Disabilities
  • The recruitment and retention of Hispanics
  • The recruitment and retention of American Indians/Alaskan Natives

Biomedical areas of focus to be emphasized and spearheaded by the Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity (COSWD) are:

  • Black tenured and tenure track scientists/investigators
  • Asian/Pacific Islander scientific lab and branch chiefs

Read the White Paper on MD-715 Focus Areas for FY 2015 for more information.

MD-715 Technical Assistance Group

In alignment with our ongoing effort to transform our MD-715 approach, we have launched an MD-715 Technical Assistance Group (TAG). This group is comprised of MD-715 contacts throughout the NIH community and is a platform for members to connect, learn, and gain insights on MD-715 strategies. Contact Chandni Patel for more information.