PhD Students

ACTS _ Association for Clinical and Translational Science

Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) Meeting, April 2018 in Washington DC

The CTSI Translational Workforce Development Program offers the following educational opportunities for PhD students:

(Also available to students in Joint Degree Programs – MD-PhD and DMD-PhD during the PhD segment of the degree)

Clinical & Translational Science (CTS) Interdisciplinary Concentration

Develops skills to conduct multidisciplinary CTS research. Combines didactic coursework and a mentored research project. Open to PhD students who have not yet defended their dissertation proposals. Applicants accepted year-round.

TL1 Training Grant

Available to PhD students in partner PhD programs who wish to pursue the Clinical & Translational Science (CTS) Interdisciplinary Concentration. Covers up to two years of funding, plus support for lab and training expenses and other activities.

Clinical & Translational Science (CTS) Certificate

The Certificate is the coursework only (no research) CTS, designed to develop skills for team-oriented clinical & translational research in a variety of settings, including academia, industry, biotech and government. Open to students in all partner PhD programs. Applicants accepted year-round.  CTS Information Flyer


Career and Professional Development Programs for Graduate Students & Postdocs

The Office of Biomedical Research Career Development provides a comprehensive web site and calendar that identifies available programs and resources to help Health Science Center predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees pursue the career pathways of their choice.

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