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A partial list of opportunities for women’s research from NIH starting in fall of 2022 and beyond:

Sex and Gender


Applications Due October 27 (RFA-OD-22-015)

The GENDER R25 will help meet the need for sex- and gender-specific training in science, medicine, and allied health professions by supporting the development of sex- and gender-focused courses, curricula, and methods for the extramural community. Courses and curricula can be targeted to audiences at any career stage.

  • Interested in attending a GENDER R25 technical assistance webinar? There’s one happening on September 21, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. EDT. Register here.

Maternal Morbidity and Mortality (MMM)

New Implementing a Maternal health and PRegnancy Outcomes Vision for Everyone (IMPROVE) Initiative Funding Opportunities

Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence (CoE): The CoEs hope to generate innovative interventions to address preventable maternal mortality, decrease severe maternal morbidity, and promote maternal health equity in partnership with one or more populations that experience maternal health disparities using an integrated multi-level approach encompassing structural, social, and biobehavioral research strategies to address the multiple contributing factors that lead to adverse maternal health outcomes and health disparities.

  • RFA-HD-23-035 – Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
  • RFA-HD-23-036 – Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence Data Innovation and Coordinating Hub/Resource Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • RFA-HD-23-036 – Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence Implementation Science Hub/Resource Center (U24 Clinical Trial Optional)

Notice of Upcoming Prize Competition Announcement for the RADx® Tech for Maternal Health Challenge (NOT-HD-22-035): This challenge will prioritize home-based or point-of-care diagnostic devices, wearables, and other remote sensing technologies to extend care and improve health outcomes during the postpartum period.

Notice of Upcoming Prize Competition Announcement for the Connecting the Community for Maternal Health Challenge (NOT-HD-22-039): This challenge aims to encourage and reward non-profit community-based or advocacy organizations to develop research capabilities and infrastructure to pursue research projects in the area of maternal health.

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Advancing Research on Early Pregnancy Loss (NOT-HD-22-026): This notice applies to due dates on or after September 8, 2022, and subsequent receipt dates through September 8, 2025


Pearls of Wisdom Online Videos Feature Dr. Bruce Tromberg and Dr. Helene Langevin

ORWH’s Pearls of Wisdom videos feature women and men in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine providing advice to those in biomedical careers. Dr. Bruce Tromberg, Director of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), shares guidance on what qualities to look for in a mentor. Dr. Helene Langevin, Director of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, emphasizes the importance of balancing a research career and a healthy lifestyle.

Women's Leadership Resource Library

The fully digital lending library, available to anyone with Yale Library access, includes recommendations from other departments at Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Including SWIM.