Annual D&I Proposal Development Bootcamp

October 9, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) Auditorium, 320 S. Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO
Event overview

Join us for an intensive day of tailored consultations aimed at advancing your dissemination & implementation grant proposal from idea to draft. Accepted proposal teams will have the opportunity to network over meals, consult with D&I experts, and attend our Enola Proctor Lecture with Rani Elwy, PhD, of the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.

The Enola Proctor Lecture will be streamed over Zoom for all to attend virtually.


This event will take place in person at the Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) on the WashU Medical Campus.

Call for concept papers

The submission period for our 2023 Bootcamp is now open. To submit your proposal, please upload a concept paper at the button below.

Any questions can be directed to Ashley Sturm at

About the Enola Proctor Lecturer

A. Rani Elwy, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University 

Research Career Scientist, Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, VA Bedford Healthcare System

Rani Elwy investigates the efficacy of integrative medicine therapies as treatments for PTSD, depression and chronic pain. She is the Director of the Implementation Science Core in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior in the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Additionally, she is scaling up and spreading a Disclosure Technical Assistance Program to assist Veterans Health Administration facilities with large-scale disclosures of unanticipated events affecting their patients.

Rani will be speaking to Building Capacity in Implementation Science: Vision, Partnerships, and Readiness for Change.

Read more about the D&I program (BRIDGE) at Brown University.

Consultants will include D&I experts: Enola Proctor, Ana Baumann, Ross Brownson, Elvin Geng, Doug Luke, Ginger McKay, Mary Politi, Byron Powell and many others!