Research Education, Training, and Career Development (CTSI-Ed)
CTSI-Ed provides clinical translational science research training and education to advance researchers through the career development continuum, from the undergraduate experience to an independent faculty researcher.
CTSI-Ed’s mission is to train the next generation of diverse, multidisciplinary biomedical scientists and leaders, conducting clinical and translational research to improve the health of populations. With seven career development and training programs and two career enhancement programs, CTSI-Ed provides training, funding, and support throughout the career trajectory of translational investigators.
How we support Scholars
Each Scholar is supported by a multidisciplinary mentoring team, typically a primary mentor and a biostatistician. Some programs also pair Scholars with a community mentor.
- Pilot funds
- Salary support
- Travel funds
Rigorous training teaches Scholars how to design and conduct high-quality translational research. We combine foundational components with individualized opportunities.
Career development plans
Custom plans give Scholars a roadmap for advancing their careers, with goals, educational and training activities, and a timeline.
Skills and experience
- Community engagement
- Leadership development
- Responsible conduct of research
- Mentor training and development
Scholars build a network of peers through structured program activities. For example, our weekly seminar series unites K Scholars across the University.