Notice of Correction to SF424 (R&R) Senior/Key Person Profile Instructions for PA-13-183 "Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01)"

Notice Number: NOT-DK-16-001

Key Dates
Release Date:   November 6, 2015

Related Announcements
PA-13-183

Issued by
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to revise Section IV. Application and Submission Information, SF424 (R&R) Senior/Key Person Profile to revise the Biographical Sketch requirements to conform with the SF424 application guide instructions in PA-13-183," Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01)".  The FOA is being revised to correct the following items: 1) The biographical sketch page limit conforms to the limits listed in the Table of Page Limits (and is not limited to four pages as listed in the FOA); and 2) Section D: Training in Cultural Competence and the Current & Pending Support section should be completed as required by the application guide instructions, while highlighting training in cultural competence.

FOA currently reads:

SF424(R&R) Senior/Key Person Profile
All instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide must be followed, with the following additional instructions:

Biographical Sketch: Include biographical sketches of all senior/key personnel and Other Significant Contributors. The Biographical Sketch may not exceed four pages per person including the table at the top of the first page.

Following the educational block, complete sections A, B and C as described in the SF424 (R&R) instructions. However, complete section D as described below.

D. Training in Cultural Competence:
The PD/PI, all senior/key personnel and Other Significant Contributors shall provide documentation of their formalized training in cultural competence. If no formal training in cultural competence has been received, then please state "None" under section D and please provide a justification for the absence of such formalized training.

If formal training in cultural competence has been received, then please provide information as to the provider of the training, the location of the training, the dates of training, and a synopsis of the training received (including format, duration of training, certification, recertification, etc.). Online training is acceptable, as is in-person training. An example of such training is the "Think Cultural Health" website developed by the HHS OMH available at: https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/Content/ContinuingEd.asp.

Current & Pending Support: As the normal section D of the Biosketch is replaced with information documenting the training of the PD/PI, all senior/key personnel and Other Significant Contributors, please submit the "Research Support" for all of the applicable persons as an attachment in the "Attach Current & Pending Support" field. Please use the instructions described in the SF424 (R&R) instructions, including using the format on the Biographical Sketch Format Page to prepare this section.

The FOA is revised to read:

SF424(R&R) Senior/Key Person Profile
All instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide must be followed, while highlighting training in cultural competence..

All other aspects of this FOA remain the same.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Kevin D. McBryde, MD
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Telephone: 301-594-9652
Email: kevin.mcbryde@nih.gov