Didactic instruction includes lectures within 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.
The Selection Committee for the CTS Training Program chooses up to 25 candidates each year through a competitive review process. A Call for Applications is announced each Fall. The program begins in January of each year and culminates in June, with lectures held on Wednesday mornings.