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.
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
Bachelor of Science in Clinical and Translational Sciences
The UR CTSI, in partnership with the UR College of Arts, Sciences & Engineering, offers a Bachelor of Science in Clinical and Translational Sciences. This major provides undergraduate students with in-depth instruction in the fundamental skills, methodology, and principles of clinical and translational research. Learn more about the bachelor’s program.
Translational Science Training Resources
Find a host of learning modules, developed and curated by the UR CTSI, in our Research Education Hub on Black Board and peruse training resources and job opportunities from across the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program on the Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration's Education and Career Development Gateway. See our Training 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.
Research Centers in Minority Institutions Scholarly Exchange
The UR CTSI collaborates with the URMC Summer Scholars Program to offer research training to students who are underrepresented in the biomedical and health sciences. Undergraduates at institutions that are part of the NIH-supported Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) program, can apply to the UR CTSI's RCMI Scholarly Exchange to get all of the benefits of the URMC Summer Scholars program - and more.