Clinical Fellows and Junior Faculty

The CTSI Translational Workforce Development Program offers the following educational opportunities for clinical fellows and junior faculty:


K College

The K College supports Early Stage Investigators, Early Established Investigators, pre- and post-doctoral researchers via a monthly professional development luncheon seminar series.  Current membership is around 150 participants, and attendance at individual sessions is usually 20-50 attendees.  The series ranges from life-work balance to identifying core facilities available to Scholars.  It provides peer support and opportunities to raise issues of concern and discuss need for resources to support career development in clinical & translational research.


(TRACTS) Training and Research Academy for Clinical and Translational Science

Are you a clinician interested in navigating your academic career? The Training and Research Academy for Clinical and Translational Science (TRACTS) is a training program for early career faculty who have an interest in pursuing clinical/ translational research as a major component of their careers. The goal of TRACTS is to prepare clinicians for an expanded role in health sciences, including further research career development. TRACTS is designed to have a small footprint on clinical schedules.


KL2 Training Grant

A research training and funding opportunity that supports didactic coursework, mentored research and multidisciplinary teamwork to develop the skills necessary to build a well-funded collaborative research career.


GMS 7093: Introduction to Clinical and Translational Research

Highly interactive two-week series led by top faculty. Includes small-group sessions to develop an interdisciplinary protocol.


Educational Scholarship Program

Tiered awards available for participation in workshops and seminars focused on teaching scholarship and educational research for all professional faculty within the six UF Health Science Center colleges, as well as graduate students and postdocs interested in academic careers


Other CTSI Opportunities