Research Education & Workforce Development
The UR CTSI is dedicated to training the next generation of clinical and translational researchers. With educational programs tailored to pre- and post-doctoral students, faculty at all career stages and research staff, we have something for everyone. Our offerings range from certificate programs and week-long, intensive trainings to a fully accredited doctorate program. For questions or more information on our educational offerings, contact CTSI_education@urmc.rochester.edu.
Start a career dedicated to translating basic biomedical research into improved health in the Translational Biomedical Science PhD Program.
Present new research ideas at this interactive forum to get feedback from multidisciplinary experts and potential collaborators.
Take a year out from medical school to conduct research with the guidance of mentor and optionally get formal training.
From Sustaining a Concussion to Conducting Groundbreaking Brain Injury Research
As a young boy growing up in Somalia, Adnan Hirad suffered a concussion. But it wasn’t until years later that he decided to study brain injury as an M.D./Ph.D. student in the UR CTSI’s Translational Biomedical Sciences PhD Program. Hirad and his mentors recently published findings from a UR CTSI-funded study that sub-concussive head hits may damage the midbrain.
Read more about Adnan’s story
Deaf Scientist Training
The UR CTSI, in partnership with the Rochester Institute of Technology, provides Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing scientists with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue research and teaching careers in academia.
Learn more about Deaf Scientist Training
Study Coordinator Education
The Study Coordinator Organization for Research and Education (SCORE) allows study coordinators to share information, collaborate on tools and practices, and learn about management of human subject research.
Learn more about SCORE
More Educational Resources
Regulatory Science Training
Explore opportunities to enhance your training, career development or research in Regulatory Science, advancing the translation of research into safe and effective medical products that benefit patients.
Faculty Career Development Courses
The UR CTSI offers two three-day, intensive professional development courses for both early-career and mid-late-career researchers.
Grant Writing Skills
Peruse our compiled list of local grant writing courses and resources, as well as tip sheets and guides from the NIH and others.