Translational Workforce Development

  • Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
    University Of Wisconsin-Madison

    Advancing the Science of Effective Mentorship: Future Directions for Sustainable Implementation and Evaluation of Mentorship Education for the Clinical and Translational Science Workforce Conference, April 12-13, 2023, Madison, Wisconsin Conference Goals: Provide an engaging and scholarly forum for clinical and translational scientists and institutional leaders from across the nation to learn

  • Course on Battling Misinformation Makes Media Headlines Students from around the world have the opportunity to both dive into biomedicine and build science communication skills through a new one-year Master’s program at The University of Chicago. The Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MBS) is now accepting applications for its first class that will kick off in Fall 2023. The new degree
  • eMPACT™ is a new career navigation system specifically created for the clinical research workforce where users can access available jobs and recommended training opportunities based on current job levels and needs. eMPACT was developed by the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA) Translational Workforce Development (TWD) program through a collaboration with Emory
  • Two recipients of the 2022 NIH Director’s Early Independence Award (EIA) were supported by the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). Former OCTRI TL1 awardee, Mary Willis, PhD, received the EIA for her work on the impact of pollution from gas and oil development on fertility and pregnancy. Dr. Willis is currently an Assistant
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    Northwestern University At Chicago
    The 2022 EQuaTR conference offers the opportunity for clinical research staff to learn from leaders in the field, gaining practical knowledge on current trends and issues in clinical research. EQuaTR is presented by the NUCATS Institute, The Institute for Translational Medicine, and the UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science.
  • Stanford Center for Clinical and Translational Research (Spectrum)
    Stanford University

    This 10-session course course provides an overview of basic principles of clinical research design, including biostatistics; study design and interpretation of diagnostic and predictive test studies; and required and desired elements of clinical trial protocols. Participants will be introduced to the regulatory aspects of clinical research conduct and oversight, Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

  • Emory University
    The Clinical Research Workforce is critical for the sustainability of the research enterprise. The skills needed to staff research projects are complex and multileveled, yet resources to advance careers in this field are scarce. Turnover of research staff is expensive and threatens timely completion of projects. To address these challenges, the Georgia CTSA’s Translational Workforce Development
  • CLIC

    Looking for new strategies for your KL2 or TL1 program? Are you worried about a lack of diversity and inclusion within your institution? How are you ensuring the diversity of the clinical science workforce? Not sure where to start? From Insights to Action is a collection of actionable questions inspired by hubs’ stories of ongoing progress and success in the Careers in Clinical & Translational

  • When thinking about diversity and inclusion, consider music. A symphony orchestra is comprised of the strings, the woodwinds, the brass and percussion. Without one, you lose the depth of sound. Without them all, you lose the genius of Beethoven or Mozart. In medicine and clinical research, innovation and widespread impact cannot be achieved unless representation from every section of culture and

  • Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is recruiting for a Project Manager, Instructional Design & Technology, to support the Professional Education Program. Under the supervision of the Director of Professional Education, the Project Manager is responsible for collaborating with Tufts CTSI partner faculty and staff in the design and delivery of education activities and other
  • Journal of Clinical and Translational Science

    Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) TL1 trainees and KL2 scholars were surveyed to determine the immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on training and career development. The most negative impact was lack of access to research facilities, clinics, and human subjects, plus for KL2 scholars lack of access to team members and need for homeschooling.

  • When the pandemic hit, clinical researchers jumped into action, starting up trials of COVID vaccines and treatments in record time. Without experienced and knowledgeable clinical research coordinators to run those trials, South Carolinians would not have had early access to these cutting-edge tools for fighting the virus. Those research professionals were at the ready, thanks to an initiative
  • GENERAL PURPOSE: With minimal direction and considerable use of independent judgment, the Senior Clinical Research Workforce Program Coordinator will utilize clinical research expertise, communication skills, and experience/knowledge of process development to provide project leadership to the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. This position will focus on the development and

  • University Of Florida
    Florida State University

    The University of Florida and Florida State University Clinical and Translational Science Institute Hub (UF & FSU-CTSI Hub) through its partnership immediately launched a COVID-19 Taskforce, spanning both institutions. Taskforce working groups began addressing both local and hub issues covering: Laboratory Research; Clinical Research; Outcomes Research; Education & Workforce Development Solutions

  • Virginia Commonwealth University

    VCU Wright Center's 12-credit, post-baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Research educates students in the conduct of clinical research studies and trials. The certificate focuses upon foundational knowledge and skills necessary to understand: basic clinical research and trial study design, statistics and data management; ethical principles to respect and protect the rights and welfare of

  • The University of Wisconsin Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) is excited to share that our partners from the UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) have recently announced the selection of the inaugural class of Translational Research Fellows for 2020. These fellows are part of a novel, multi-stage training program supported by a CTSA Innovation Award (U01TR002953)
  • CriticalNeedWorkforceAMC
    University Of Washington
    The purpose of this meeting is to use an Un-Meeting format to enhance focused discussions on topics related to workforce development for clinical research professionals (CRPs) working in academic medical centers (AMCs), especially those that are working on federally-funded clinical research. Originally planned as a face-to-face half-day event, we are now converting these collaborative
  • University Of Pennsylvania
    Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Scientists, is a free open education resource that can be used asynchronously in courses, workshops, pilot grant programs, and by individuals. Who is an academic entrepreneur? Faculty, staff, or students turning observations in the laboratory, clinic, and community into interventions that improve the health of individuals and the public and seeking
  • Trainees, scholars, students, and pilot award recipients who recently presented their work at the University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute, or CTSI, and M.D.-Ph.D. Training Program’s Research Day heard a unique perspective from a keynote speaker who’s been featured in the New York Times and the New England Journal of Medicine — and who owes her life to research. The
  • A new program made possible by a $4 million endowment established by longtime Virginia Commonwealth University benefactor C. Kenneth Wright is connecting the next generation of health sciences researchers with the resources and training they need to support their work. The C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Physician-Scientist Scholars Program welcomed its inaugural class earlier this year. The program

  • University of California, Davis

    Now entering its 17th consecutive year, the CTSC continues to serve biomedical research projects by providing services and resources to investigators, staff, scholars and trainees, and community partners. As an honest and resourceful broker, the CTSC partners with UC Davis schools and colleges engaged in life science and translational research to support collaborative projects with the potential to improve health care. The CTSC provides centralized resources dedicated to facilitating biomedical research through innovation, collaboration, and expertise. As an extension of our national consortium, the CTSC is charged with advancing human health through:

    1) Training and cultivating the translational science workforce
    2) Engaging patients and communities in every phase of the translational process
    3) Promoting the integration of special and underserved populations in translational research across the human lifespan
    4) Innovating processes to increase the quality and efficiency of translational research, particularly of multisite trials
    5) Advancing the use of cutting-edge informatics

    Through its various programs and resources, the UC Davis CTSC provides the essential infrastructure for building research teams of the future to improve human health.