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Professional Development Courses For Postdocs

The School of Medicine and Dentistry courses below may be related to professional development, depending on your area(s) of interest. These courses are available to SMD postdocs via audit with fee waiver.

Postdocs must register as non-matriculated students using the Non-Matriculated Registration Form. Apply for audit fee waiver by also submitting the Application for Fee Waiver for Postdoctoral Appointees form.

Professional Development Courses offered in the SMD

Course descriptions may be viewed in the Course Description / Course Schedule (CDCS).

Course Title Semester Offered Postdocs may audit with fee waiver?
BST 463 Introduction to Biostatistics Fall Yes
BST 465 Design of Clinical Trials Spring Yes
BST 467 Applied Statistics in the Biomedical Sciences Spring Yes
IND 417 Workshop in Scientific Communication Spring Yes
IND 418 Biostatistics Boot Camp Spring N/A (0-credit)
IND 419 Introduction to Quantitative Biology Spring Yes
IND 439 Leadership and Management for Scientists (a collaboration between the Center for Professional Development (CPD) and the URBEST program) Spring Yes
IND 501/506 Ethics and Professional Integrity in Research Fall N/A (0-credit)
MBI 403 Drug Discovery Spring Yes
MBI 406 Biomanufacturing Fall Yes
MBI 492 Scientific Communication Skills Development Fall Yes
PHP 403 Human Cell Physiology Fall Yes
PHP 404 Principles of Pharmacology Spring Yes
PHP 447 Signal Transduction Spring Yes
PM 415 Principles of Epidemiology Fall Limited slots; dept. approval required; contact Elaine Topeck
PM 419 Recruitment and Retention of Human Subjects in Clinical Research Fall Limited slots; dept. approval required; contact Elaine Topeck
PM 445 Health Services Research & Policy Fall Limited slots; dept. approval required; contact Elaine Topeck
PM 448 Health Policy Analysis   Limited slots; dept. approval required; contact Elaine Topeck
PM 488 Experimental Therapeutics Spring Limited slots; dept. approval required; contact Elaine Topeck
PM 494 Fundamentals of Science, Technology and Health Policy Spring Limited slots; dept. approval required; contact Elaine Topeck
PTH 509 Pathways of Human Disease Fall Limited slots; dept. approval required; contact Elaine Topeck
PTH 510 Pathways to Human Disease Spring Limited slots; dept. approval required; contact Elaine Topeck
TOX 521 Toxicology I Spring Yes-with approval from Paige Lawrence
TOX 522 Toxicology II Fall Yes-with approval from Paige Lawrence