The Doris Duke Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Program (DDFRCS) at Washington University in St. Louis was developed to provide innovative institutional solutions to reduce faculty attrition by assisting junior faculty facing extraprofessional demands. The DDRCS provides broad-based education to raise awareness and implement new interventions, as well as resources and mentoring to support junior faculty facing extraprofessional challenges.
Doris Duke Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists (DDFRCS)
KL2 Career Development Awards
The KL2 Career Development Awards Program at Washington University in St. Louis provides high-quality, multidisciplinary training in clinical and translational research to promote the career development of future clinical investigators. This program provides financial support and benefits that allow scholars to focus on mentored, multidisciplinary research, supplemented by applicable coursework.
Mentored Training in Implementation Science (MTIS) K12 Program
This career development program is designed to prepare D&I scholars focused on Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep (HLBS) disorders to become independent, productive researchers. The K12 provides personalized educational pathways that allow scholars to identify competencies needed to address their specific goals and anticipated career trajectory.
Paul Calabresi K12 Career Development Award for Clinical Oncology
The goal of the K12 Paul Calabresi Career Development Award for Clinical Oncology is to train a new generation of highly skilled investigators with specialized expertise who will be well prepared to lead cancer research. The K12 Clinical Oncology program supports the development of postdoctoral scholars and junior faculty through patient oriented cancer research training, curricula, and mentored projects.
K12 Hematology Scholar Program
The Clinical Hematology Research Career Development Program at Washington University (Hematology CDP) is a new initiative of the NIH Roadmap that will prepare trainees (Heme Scholars) to address complex clinical and translational research problems in non-malignant hematology. Scholars are expected to become independent researchers and assume leadership roles in non-malignant clinical hematology.
Professionalism & Integrity in Research (PI)
Using a career-coaching model, the P.I. Program offers personalized assessments, a group workshop, and post-workshop coaching calls to help researchers operate professionally in today’s complex environments.