Mentored Research Training

Mentored research training is part of the long tradition in the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, where multidisciplinary research teams come together to address critical clinical questions.

  • All post-doctoral trainees in the research track choose a faculty mentor, based on their interest and the mentor’s expertise, who will guide them through their research training.
  • Opportunities are available in both clinical and basic researchlab mentored research 300.jpg
  • Training in research methods, statistical methods, IRB procedures, grant writing, data analysis and interpretation, research ethics, and writing skills.
  • Fellows have access to the formal research training program, Translational and Clinical Research Curriculum (TCRC) through the Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (TraCS).
  • The Research Core Curriculum is designed as a means for trainees to gain access to coursework in core competencies that are viewed critical to the success of an academic clinical-translation researcher. These include:
    • Appreciation of the multidisciplinary roles of various research team members and elements of highly effective teams
    • Completion of Responsible Conduct of Research training
    • Understanding of methodological and analytical strategies resulting in appropriately designed protocols
    • Participation in professional development activities that teach skills such as scientific writing, oral presentation, grant writing, and mentoring.