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Specific Aims of the Program

  • To create the next generation of well-trained clinician scientists in the art and science of translational research in emergency medicine  
  • To train a diverse group of scholars, with different areas of content expertise reflecting a broad range of cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematological and traumatic emergencies  
  • To produce researchers whose investigations vary along the spectrum of translational research – from bench-to-bedside to clinical trials to health services research
  • To expand the horizon of emergency medicine research by assembling multidisciplinary teams of scientists from a broad range of clinical and basic science disciplines

Key Features of the Program

The program focuses around three key features:

  1. Didactic training
  2. Intensive mentorship
  3. Faculty development

Scholar Benefits

Scholars will have 75% protected time for 2-3 years to develop their research careers. Training will include:

  • A didactic program leading to a Masters of Clinical Research. (Scholars who already have an equivalent degree will work with their mentor team to develop an individualized course of study.)
  • A mentored research experience including designing and conducting research studies, preparing manuscripts, and grant writing.
  • A tailored professional faculty development experience.