Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) Training Program

Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) Training Program

The 2015 RFA is now available.

The UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science is accepting applications for the Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) Training Program.  The application deadline is Monday, November 15, 2014.  Junior faculty and postdoctoral fellows who are interested in an academic career in clinical and translational research are invited to apply. 
 
The CTS Training Program is a six-month certificate program that includes approximately 50 hours of didactic instruction and interactive experience. 
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 for those away from 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.

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

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​

A Call for Applications is announced each Fall.   The 2015 curriculum is under review and revision.  The new call for applications will be released by October 31, 2014.


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


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