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  • Training Interdisciplinary & Emerging Research Scholars (TIERS)
    • What: A monthly presentation on rotating topics such as team science, writing a specific aims page, how to speak to a program officer, etc., that provides beneficial information on career planning and development.
    • Why: Learn from experts in various fields with topics presented in a relaxed environment structured to promote collaborative learning, networking, and problem-solving.
    • Who: Faculty, Graduate & Postgraduate

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  • Friday Fellows
    • What: A weekly opportunity co-sponsored by the CCTS and COERE, for investigators, trainees, and others interested in population and health outcomes research to discuss best practices and hear from experts.
    • Why: This meeting provides a space to share your latest project in a supportive "discipline agnostic" environment, find new collaborators, develop foundational skills in study design, outcomes measurement, and evaluation, and practice critical "soft" career skills such as public speaking, networking, and providing/accepting constructive feedback. *For students in the UAB School of Public Health, this weekly meeting is EPI 690: Population and Health Outcomes Research Seminar Series.
    • Who: Faculty, Graduate & Postgraduate

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  • Learn Enhance Advance Drive (LEAD)
    • What: LEAD is a one-year, cohort-based program designed to enable junior faculty and director level staff to enhance their interpersonal skills, professional skills, and leadership skills.
    • Why: The purpose of the LEAD program is to build a pipeline of future leaders within UAB, the CCTS Hub. Co-Sponsored by the CCTS and COERE, LEAD is focused on developing the fundamental competencies within junior faculty and staff who are in leadership roles or will be in leadership roles soon. 
    • Who: Faculty and Staff who are committed to enhancing their interpersonal and leadership skills

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  • Translational Training Symposium
    • What: This two-day event convenes¬†predoctoral, postdoctoral, and early career scholars, as well as their mentors and training grant leaders, from across the CCTS Partner Network for experiential training and career development sessions on translational and design thinking, grant writing, clinical trials, community engagement, and funding opportunities.
    • Why: Sharpen your grant writing and research skills, expand your translational thinking, and connect with new friends and future collaborators
    • Who:¬†Investigators at any stage, from student to senior faculty

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