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CTSI Announces 2013 RFA for the Clinical Research Scholars Program

CTSI Announces 2013 RFA for the Clinical Research Scholars Program

CTSI Announces the 2013 RFA for the Clinical Research Scholars Program for junior faculty committed to pursuing careers in academic medicine as independently funded, clinical and translational investigators.

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute is accepting Clinical Research Scholars Program applications from full-time junior faculty at CTSI affiliated institutions, including: Medical College of Wisconsin, Marquette University, Milwaukee School of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Blood Center of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital and Health System, Froedtert Hospital and Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. Applicants are accepted to the program based on the recommendation of the Clinical Research Scholars Program review committee. Program participants will be exposed to an enriched academic environment, instruction in practical research skills, strategies for accessing relevant research resources, and guided development of manuscripts and research proposals. Applicants must have a minimum of 20% protected time for clinical research activities, although 40% protected time is recommended. Recommendations to accept applicants are made on the basis of the candidate’s interest in clinical research, the candidate’s statement of commitment to participating in the program, and assurances that the applicant will have protected time to engage in research.

Applications are due by March 30, 2013. The program begins on September 10, 2013.

For more information and a link to the application, visit the Clinical Research Scholars Program page or contact Jane Kotchen, MD, Program Director; Jennifer Kusch, PhD, Program Manager.

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important Reminder – Please acknowledge the NIH when publishing papers, patents, projects, and presentations resulting from the use of CTSI resources by including the NIH Funding Acknowledgement.


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