Last updated: 04-28-2020

Training & Career Development


Providing the resources to train, cultivate and sustain future leaders of the biomedical research workforce is a key CTSA Program goal.

The program enables a coordinated, national effort to help ensure that our nation will have a pipeline of trained investigators who can move basic research findings into application for improving health as novel therapies, diagnostics and preventives.

Scientists and clinicians gain practical research experience by working with interdisciplinary teams guided by experienced mentors. This team science approach helps prepare clinician-scientists to better address today’s complex research challenges. Find out how to access CTSA Program clinical research scholar and training opportunities.

In addition, CTSA Program support enables open access to a wide variety of training resources and educational materials created by CTSA Program grantees and NIH.

Learn more about how the CTSA Program promotes activities and opportunities to support a clinical and translational science workforce. Click the image below to view/download the fact sheet.

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