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Clinical and Translational Science Center

Clinical and Translational Science Center

Summary of Research Training Programs

Eligibility? Time Commitments Application Cycle


Predoctoral Clinical Research Training Program

Medical students and pre-doctoral graduate students in the basic sciences 1 year of course work and 2nd year of mentored research; includes 6-week summer curriculum Yearly call, usually issued in fall


Mentored Clinical Research Training Program

Junior faculty, clinical and pre-clinical fellows, and advanced post-doctoral trainees with one of the following degrees: MD, DDS, DMD, OD, ND, PhD, DO, PharmD, DVM, or DNS in nursing 6 week summer curriculum, followed by a 2-year core curriculum and mentored research Yearly call, usually issued in fall


K12 Mentored Career Development Program

Junior faculty with cl clinical professional degrees who have completed a Masters level research training program such as the MCRTP. Renewed annually, for up to 3 years Yearly call usual issued in fall


UC Davis Cancer Center Paul Calabresi Career Development K12 Program

Clinical Track Scholars will be physicians holding an MD or DO degree, PhamD or nurses with a PhD degree, and must have completed the necessary clinical training to engage in oncology research (e.g., completed residency training and are board-eligible).

Basic/Translational Track Scholars will be individuals with doctoral level degrees (e.g., PhD, DVM) or the equivalent, with a minimum of two years of postdoctoral research training

Up to 3 years Yearly call, usually issued in fall


UC Davis Emergency Medicine K12 Clinical Research Training Program

Physician applicants must have completed residency training in EM or fellowship training in PEM, or other residency appropriate for EM or Pem research.

Non-physician applicants will also be considered if they are a doctorally-prepared clinician such as a PharmD or a PhD/ScD nurse, with a demonstrated interest in EM or PM research.

Up to 3 years Yearly call, usually issued in fall

CIRM Stem Cell Training Program

California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Stem Cell Training Program

Pre-doctoral scholars (including PhD, MD/PhD, DVM/PhD students)

Postdoctoral scholars and clinical fellows

Stipend of $25,000 to $75,000, depending on training level of the scholar



Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health program

MD and PhD junior faculty 2 to 5 years Varies; check website for latest call