The TL1 Predoctoral Program provides career development for medical and allied healthcare students through didactic coursework, mentored training, work-in-progress research discussions, journal clubs, and conferences.
The program prepares a select group of predoctoral trainees to embark on careers as outstanding patient-oriented researchers. Scholars learn to:
- Design and conduct clinical research
- Analyze data
- Consider relevant ethical and legal issues
- Write manuscripts and grants
- Develop and present scientific posters
- Compete for research funding
Applications are open annually November 1 – February 20 for a June start date.
TL1 Predoctoral format options
The TL1 Predoctoral Program offers the following:
Two-month research core, beginning June 1 and ending July 31
One-Year (Intensive) Program
Twelve-month research core, beginning June 1 and continuing through May 31 the following year
Two-Year (Standard) Program
1-2 year (9 month minimum) appointment concurrent with the student’s doctoral degree program
- Stipend for every month enrolled in the CRTC Predoctoral program.
- Participation in the CRTC Predoctoral Program may count toward some of the requirements of the NIH Loan Repayment Program (LRP). Visit the LRP website for more information.
- Research funding available to one-year and two-year trainees.
- Travel and tuition funding available to one-year and two-year trainees.
- Health insurance provided to one-year and two-year trainees.
- Trainees will have access to the Clinical Research Training Center. The CRTC provides computer labs, break-out rooms, classroom, poster printing, and administrative office suites.
- Jay Piccirillo, MD, FACS
- Susan Stark, PhD, OTR/L
- Ana Maria Arbelaez, MD, MSCI
We want to hear from you. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about the program.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org