Several months ago, the NIH, AHRQ, and CDC announced that individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards would be required to have ORCID iDs beginning in FY 2020 (see for the original notice.) 

To add an ORCID to your NCBI Profile, follow these 3 steps or watch this brief video, courtesy of SciENcv, part of My NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information).
  1. Register for your ORCID at
  2. Link your ORCID from eRA Commons, SciENcv biosketches, UAB Faculty Profiles, data repositories, and other appropriate professional sites such as LinkedIn or Scopus author IDs.
  3. Submit ORCID on grants, publications, data sets, etc.
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