Career Development Resources

Career Development Resources

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH Advice on Mentored Career Development Awards.  Learn which mentored K awards are tailored to physician-scientists and why it's important to pick the right institute for your application.

Success Rates by mechanism at all NIH Institutes and Centers. View information on funding and spending by fiscal year.

Looking for NIH research grant examples? The NIAID has example grants and summary statements (aka pink sheets).  Other funded K Award samples

Twelve tips on writing a strong application.

Contact the NIH Program Official tip sheet.


Dr. David Redden, Chair, Department of Biostatistics: Methodology Seminar on Pilot Design​

Part 1

Part 2

Dr. Henry Sun's Scientific Method website.

Dr. Mark Rolstch Fellowship talk and K award talk.  Dr. Rolstch was on the UAB campus in May; the archived talks are from similar events at Stanford University.

CCTS Partner Network

The Training Interdisciplinary & Emerging Research Scholars
Office of Postdoctoral Education
List of UAB campus Journal Clubs
Secondary Data Analysis and Health Services Research Methods Seminar
Professional Skills Training Program


Core Competencies in Clinical and Translational Research: A collaboration of NCATS and CTSA Consortium members have defined the training standards for core competencies in clinical and translational research.

Cultural Competence in Research
- an annotated bibliography from the Harvard Catalyst.  


Certificate courses

Biostatistics and Epidemiology



Degree programs (MS and MSPH)

Are you interested in meeting with peers to discuss elements of career development or fellowship trianing plans?  Contact us for more information on writing groups.