We offer a number of educational opportunities, workshops and seminars to support early-career faculty members as they begin their careers in research and learn to teach others these critical skills.
- Master of Science in Clinical Investigation
This part-time program offers formal training in clinical research.
Find resources for mentors and learn more about our mentoring consultation services.
- Navigating the Research Enterprise
An annual seminar series focused on developing key skills in early-career scientists.
- Taking Responsibility for the Responsible Conduct of Research
This course covers how to ethically conduct biomedical research and responsibly train others to do so as well.
- Grant Writing Groups
An alternative approach to teaching the art and science of writing NIH-style research proposals.
- Leadership, Management, and Fiscal Strategies for Clinical Investigators
Offered in collaboration with the Kellogg School of Management once per year.
- Succeeding with Your K Award
Aims to help NIH-funded scientists learn to look at their own and others’ work in a critical but supportive manner.
- Starzl Academy
Designed to supplement residency programs with additional research-intensive training.
For more career development support, see our page on Good Clinical Practice training and check out the resources below:
- Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design
- Center for Community Health
- Center for Data Science and Informatics
- Faculty Affairs Office
- Galter Health Sciences Library
- NUCATS Grants Repository
- Team Science Program
- Women's Health Research Institute
Additional Educational Resources
If NUCATS doesn’t have the specific educational resources you are looking for, there are other groups that might have offerings that meet your needs.
The Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration is the coordinating center for all CTSAs around the country and the host of the CTSA-CLIC Education Clearinghouse. This clearinghouse has 70+ listed trainings and is searchable by target learner, competency, organization, fee, and delivery method.
The CTSA Trial Innovation Network has a variety of Investigator-Led Webinars about specific studies.
The NIH also offers a variety of trainings, including modules on Rigor & Reproducibility, Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR), and the Principles of Pharmacology lecture series.
The University of Wisconsin Institute for Clinical and Translational Research produced a suite of open-source Clinical Trials modules. These cover both basic and advanced topics.