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Apply for the CTSC Mentored Career Development Training Program by Oct. 15

The Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) will participate in the Mentored Career Development Award (KL2) Training Program. This initiative offers scholars the opportunity to embark on an intensive, four-year training program in multidisciplinary, team-based and patient-oriented clinical research. The program aims to train the nation’s future leaders in clinical and translational research.

Applications to the program must be submitted by Monday, Oct. 15. Candidates must:

  • Hold an MD, PhD, DDS, PharmD, PsyD or equivalent degree;
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in clinical research;
  • Hold a position in a CTSC partner institution on or before May 1, 2019; and
  • Be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status.

Physicians, nurses, dentists, social and behavioral scientists, engineers, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, bioethicists and other professionals with expertise relevant to clinical research are encouraged to apply. The program particularly seeks qualified candidates from underrepresented populations and those in the early stages of their career.

Applicants selected to be scholars will receive the following:

  • Salary and benefits, based on qualifications and supporting 75 percent effort;
  • Research stipend;
  • Tuition benefits for didactic program pursuing a degree in clinical investigation;
  • Travel funds;
  • Access to multidisciplinary mentors; and
  • CWRU appointment.

There will be three information sessions for the program:

  • Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Wolstein Research Building, Room 1223B
  • Thursday, Aug. 29, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Cleveland Clinic’s Crile Building (2049 E. 100th Street), Room A9-423
  • Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 1 to 2 p.m. at MetroHealth Medical Center’s Rammelkamp Building (2500 MetroHealth Drive), Room R319

With any questions, contact Beth Spyke at or 216.444.2702.

For more information, and to apply, visit the CTSC website.