Browse UCSF Training & Advancement Opportunities

The matrix below provides an overview of training and advancement opportunities available primarily via CTSI programs, plus a selection of non-CTSI opportunities related to research.

Formal Didactic Training

Opportunities Sponsor Duration Provides Funding ELIGIBILITY
Students Postdocs Residents Fellows Jr Faculty Faculty
Summer Clinical Research Workshop EpiBiostat/CTSI TICR 7 weeks             
Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program EpiBiostat/CTSI TICR 1 yr (4 quarters)              
Master's Degree in Clinical Research EpiBiostat/CTSI TICR 2 yr             
Master's Degree in Translational Medicine UCSF & UC Berkeley Bioengineering 1 yr              
Master of Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership UCSF 1 yr or longer (online)              
Online Courses and Certificate Program in Implementation Science CTSI Online Education 1 yr for certificate             
Certificate Program in Implementation and Dissemination Science: Translating Evidence into Practice, Policy and Public Health EpiBiostat/CTSI TICR 1 yr (3 quarters)             
Individual Courses in Clinical Research EpiBiostat/CTSI TICR 1 quarter              
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) online course CTSI 6 weeks              
Designing Clinical Research for Clinical Trainees (DCR-CT) online course CTSI 5 weeks              
Designing Clinical Research for Residents & Students classroom setting EpiBiostat/CTSI TICR 1 month              
Resident Training Program CTSI CTST 1 month             
Precision Health Science TL1 Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program (PRESCIENT) CTSI CTST 1 year              
Clinical & Translational Research Fellowships for students to learn clinical research in domestic or international settings CTSI CTST 1 -2 years            
Summer Research Opportunities for students Graduate Division 10 weeks              
Medical Student Research Fellowships SOM various              
Pre-Health Undergraduate Program (PUP)EpiBiostat/CTSI TICR 1 month              
Epidemiology & Translational Science PhD Program EpiBiostat/CTSI 3-4 years              
Other PhD programs Graduate Division 2 or more years              

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UCSF-facilitated Career Development Awards, often including training components

Opportunities Sponsor Duration Funding? Students Postdocs Residents Fellows Jr Faculty Faculty
CTSI K Scholars Program CTSI CTST 1-4 years           K23, K01, K08 or equiv awardees  
CTSI KL2 Scholars Program CTSI CTST 4-5 years              
K12 Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) BIRCWH 2-4 years              
K12 Women's Reproductive Health Research (WRHR) Career Development Center WRHR 2 or more years              
K12 Neurological Sciences Academic Development Award (NSADA) NSADA 2 or more years              
K12 Male Reproductive Health Research Career Development Program (MRHR) Male Reproductive Health Center 2-5 years              
Multidisciplinary K12 Urologic Research (KURe) Career Development Program Department of Urology 3-5 years              
K12 Reproductive Scientist Development Program Obstetrics, Gynecology and RS 2 years              
Family Support Award CTSI Pilot Awards 1 year          
Under-Represented Faculty in Clinical and Translational Research Award CTSI Pilot Awards 1 year    
Women's Health Clinical Research Center Fellowship WHCRC 2 years              
General Internal Medicine Clinical Research Fellowship GIM 1-2 years              
T32 Fellowships Multiple Departments varies              
Resident Research Funding and Scholar Awards CTSI CTST 1 year             

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Informal Didactic & Research Seminars

Opportunities Sponsor Duration Funding? Students Postdocs Residents Fellows Jr Faculty Faculty
Catalyst Awards Internship Program CTSI ETR 8 meetings over 5 months              
Clinical Research Center Training CTSI CRC 1 week              
Resident Research Symposia and Longitudinal Research Seminars CTSI CTST seminar/lecture              
Clinical Research Center Training CTSI CRC 1 week              
Epidemiology & Biostatistics Seminars EpiBiostat seminar/lecture              
Center for Bioentrepreneurship CBE seminar/lecture              
UCSF Events Calendar UCSF seminar/lecture              
Mini Medical School SOM seminar/lecture              

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Grant Writing, Regulatory, Logistics

Opportunities Sponsor Duration Funding? Students Postdocs Residents Fellows Jr Faculty Faculty
Grant Writing on Mentored Career Development Awards EpiBiostat/CTSI TICR 1 quarter              
Grant Writing Workshop EpiBiostat/CTSI TICR 1 quarter              
How to Write a PCORI Grant CTSI online; 7 weekly lectures              
Scientific Writing Course for Clinical and Translational Researchers Department of Surgery Fall & Spring,
10 weeks
             
Professional Skills Program Calendar Office of Career & Professional Development Workshops              
Library Classes on PubMed & other educational technology tools Library seminar/lecture              
Human Research Protection Education and Training, including iRIS IRB online or in person              
HIPAA Training Guide Privacy Office online              
Institutional Animal Care & Use Program Training (IACUC) OSR online              
Biohazards & Other Safety Training OEH&S online              

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Career Advancement

Opportunities Sponsor Duration Funding? Students Postdocs Residents Fellows Jr Faculty Faculty
Mentorship Training Program CTSI 5 monthly workshops
OR online
             
Faculty Mentoring Program Academic Affairs seminar/lecture              
Professional Skills Program Calendar Office of Career & Professional Development Workshops              

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