The OCTRI Scholars Program is designed to support early-career faculty in their transition to research independence. The mission of this program is to identify and support promising faculty who may benefit from OCTRI support and resources in their efforts to obtain independent research funding.
As an OCTRI Scholar, you receive mentorship and guidance to develop your research or clinician science career. Review benefits and eligibility below.
Education to support development of your competencies in clinical and translational research with specific skills, including:
- Human Investigations Program (HIP)
- OCTRI's Responsible Conduct of Research training
- Meets NIH's 8-hour in-person requirements for training and career development grants
- Held annually in Feb/March across 4 2-hour seminars
- Additional RCR resources are available from OHSU's Integrity Office.
- OCTRI's Research Forum
- Monthly seminars addressing all things clinical and translational research.
Proposal support to provide you feedback at critical times in the development of your research, including:
OCTRI Scholars are all researchers at OHSU of the Portland VA who have a current career development award (including non-federal/foundation CDAs). Investigators are automatically added based on CDA status.
Download the OCTRI Scholars Fact Sheet for detailed information on eligibility, program benefits and resources.
Meet the OCTRI Scholars
Learn who the OCTRI scholars are and about the diverse research they are conducting. You might even recognize some 'famous' investigators from their early career days!
View the list of past and present scholars.