a. Program Administration diagram

Program Administration is a sub-section of the 25-page Program Plan’s “B. Program Plan” component. Explain how the leadership team will promote a successful program and trainees. Include the following:

Program Director (PD/PI) Information

  • Describe PD/PI(s) qualifications and capacity for effective leadership of this program*
  • Scientific background, expertise, and administrative and training experience to provide strong leadership, direction, management, and administration*
  • Percent effort committed
  • Note: Multiple PD/PIs from unique backgrounds are recommended to enhance diversity in training material and perspectives; if multiple PD/PIs are proposed, you must also complete the Multiple PD/PI Leadership Plan

*This information should also be mentioned in each PD/PIs’ biosketch.


Administrative Information

Demonstrate that the program has an appropriate structure and distribution of responsibilities to support ongoing training operations.

  • Strategy and administrative structure to oversee and monitor the program
  • How the PD/PIs will obtain continuing advice with respect to the operation of the program

Page Limit: Must fit within the Program Plan’s 25 page maximum. About 3 pages.

Format: Section header: “B. Program Plan”| Subsection header: “a. Program Administration”


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