- Abstract: succinctly describe every major aspect of the grant: what, why, and how (Performance measure, Patient Safety, CPG, AUC, etc.).
- Specific Aims: What are you doing?
- Background and Significance: Why are you doing this?
- Preliminary Studies and Results: What you have already done and how did you do it?
- Research Design and Methods: How you plan to do the research, why you are doing it this way, when and where you are doing it, how you will analyze the data?
- Budget Justification: personnel, equipment, software, travel costs, etc.