Template for Letter of Commitment
Your address block
Subject: Letter of Commitment for proposed HSR&D study, “Existing Practice Patterns for
Screening Mild TBI in OEF/OIF Veterans”
Dear Dr. <your name>:
I am pleased to write this letter of commitment for the proposed HSR&D Study, “Existing
Practice Patterns for Screening Mild TBI in OEF/OIF Veterans” and to serve as a co-investigator.
In this role I will: 1) Oversee qualitative data collection (interviews) and content analysis of
transcripts; (2) Train and monitor of interviewers; and (3) Participation in dissemination activities
as discussed in proposal narrative..
I am [TITLE/POSITION] at the [AFFILIATION], and hold joint appointments in [NAME OF
OTHER DEPARTMENTS, IF APPROPRIATE]. I have [NUMBER] years of experience in
[DESCRIBE PROGRAM OF RESEARCH, IF APPROPRIATE] and [NUMBER] years
experience in [DESCRIBE CLINICAL PRACTICE, IF APPROPRIATE]. My current funding
includes [LIST FUNDING WITH SUGGESTED FORMAT]: (1) [YOUR ROLE ON STUDY,
[PI, IF OTHER THAN YOURSELF]. [TITLE OF STUDY]. Funded by [FUNDING SOURCE]
My current clinical practice includes [DESCRIBE PRACTICE SETTING, VOLUME OF
PATIENTS, TYPE OF PATIENTS, ETC.]. INCLUDE ANY EXPERTISE THAT RELATES
I have collaborated with…[SHOULD INCLUDE STATEMENT ABOUT TRACK RECORD IN
COLLABORATION WITH INVESTIGATORS, IF APPROPRIATEE, CO-INVESTIGATORS].
I look forward to future collaborations with this talented group of researchers. [OR SOME
OTHER SUMMARY STATEMENT]