Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) Training Program

Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) Training Program

Our program provides additional training in clinical and translational research over a six-month period (January to June) with class on Wednesday mornings, 8-10 am. Videoconference access is available.
Trainees in the program are
  • identified by their Department Chairs or Division Directors, based on their potential for an academic career in research,  
  • from biomedical-related departments and
  • have reached the advanced postdoctoral, instructor or Assistant Professor level.

Trainees from Partner Network institutions may attend via videoconference from institutions outside driving range to UAB.

Course content represents the following modules: Clinical Trials, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Ethics, Clinical Genetics Research, Behavioral Research, Outcomes Research, Dissemination of Results, and Grant Writing and Funding Opportunities.

All of the sessions are presented by experienced clinical and translational researchers or individuals with special expertise in areas such as grants and contracts and regulatory issues.  Preceptors include faculty and research staff from across the Partner Network.

Application​ Process​

The Selection Committee for the CTS Training Program chooses candidates each year through a competitive review process. 

A Call for Applications is announced each Fall.  The 2014 Application Instructions and Form are available for information only.  A new call for applications will be announced in the late Fall.

For more information, contact Jean Lambert or 205-975-5959.