MICHR Postdoctoral Translational Science Program (PTSP)

Designed to prepare those with a doctorate in biomedical science, engineering or social science disciplines for independent research careers

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Any U-M researcher with a doctorate in a biomedical science, engineering or social science discipline.


This program is offered annually. Consult the MICHR Events page for details.

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What is this offering?

This is a campus wide, multidisciplinary career development program designed to prepare individuals already possessing a doctorate in a biomedical science, engineering or social science discipline for independent careers in translational science. The MICHR PTSP is a career development training program in translational science supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), a division of the NIH. It provides 2 years of protected research time and support, multidisciplinary mentorship, and competency-based career development for individuals with a doctoral degree in any of the following areas: biomedical/health, social, and behavioral sciences; biostatistics, bioinformatics and data science; engineering; nursing; occupational therapy; pharmacy; physical therapy; public health/epidemiology; and social work.

How this advances translational science

Implementing best practices in research and career development to sustain a diverse and talented workforce.

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