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.

UCSF research support staff — see the Clinical Research Resources Hub for recommended training resources.

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

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UCSF-facilitated Career Development Awards, often including training components

Opportunities Sponsor Duration Provides Funding
Students
Postdocs
Residents
Fellows
Jr Faculty
Faculty
CTSI K Scholars Program CTSI CTST 1-4 years          

K23, K01 or K08 award

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

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Informal Didactic & Research Seminars

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

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Grant Writing, Regulatory, Logistics

Opportunities Sponsor Duration Provides Funding
Students
Postdocs
Residents
Fellows
Jr Faculty
Faculty
K-Grant Writing Workshop CTSI 12 weeks, every other Thurs         Yes Yes  
Grant Writing Workshop EpiBiostat/CTSI TICR 1 quarter   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
How to Write a PCORI Grant CTSI online; 7 weekly lectures   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Scientific Writing Course for Clinical and Translational Researchers Department of Surgery Fall & Spring,
10 weeks
      Yes Yes Yes Yes
Professional Skills Program Calendar Office of Career & Professional Development Workshops   Yes Yes        
Library Classes on PubMed & other educational technology tools Library seminar/lecture   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Human Research Protection Education and Training, including iRIS IRB online or in person   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
HIPAA Training Guide Privacy Office online   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Institutional Animal Care & Use Program Training (IACUC) OSR online   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Biohazards & Other Safety Training OEH&S online   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

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Career Advancement

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

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