Broaden Your Career Options with a Full-time CCTS Mentored Research Training Experience!

Are you a predoctoral student finishing your second year in a health-related professions program (MD, PhD, PharmD, DDS, DMD, DVM, etc.)? If so, you may wish to apply for the CCTS Predoctoral Clinical/Translational Research (TL1) Program, a mentored research experience that provides the curious and creative with the tools and expertise to thrive as investigators in any setting (e.g., academia, government, pharma). 

Our immersive program provides 12 months of protected time for fellows to develop projects focused on reducing health disparities and/or diseases that disproportionately affect the Deep South. In addition, fellows will complete the core curriculum, get experience writing a manuscript, and present their research at a national conference. 

The many benefits of the CCTS Predoctoral Clinical/Translational Research Program include:

  • $24,816 NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA) stipend for full-time multidisciplinary mentored research training
  • $1500 travel support to attend the ACTS national meeting
  • Up to $16,000 tuition support towards a Master’s degree/coursework or to complete a certificate program such as the CCTS Clinical and Translational Science Training Program
  • Support for health insurance and research training related expenses
  • Dynamic learning with multidisciplinary peers of excellence
  • Access to a pool of 30+ experienced mentors
  • Exposure to epidemiological and statistical methodologies
  • Career broadening networking and learning opportunities 
  • The opportunity to make a difference through research projects in support of the CCTS mission

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