MICHR Predoctoral T32 Training Program

Equips predoctoral students with the tools, mentorship and support for driving innovative health research

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U-M students beginning their PhD programs or in the third year of a professional health degree program. Health Professional Students take a year away from their main program to complete four (4) graduate level research courses AND complete a translational research project. PhD Students will integrate a series of courses into their program and complete them over the span of 2-3 years.


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

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What is this offering?

The program provides two years of support for pre-doctoral students in health-related programs OR one year of support for students in their 3rd year of a health-related professional degree program. The curriculum includes didactic courses, seminar courses, and a research immersion, some of which can be completed remotely. The program provides stipend, tuition, and research expense support.

T32 program includes:

  • stipend, $16,000 tuition support per academic year, and support for research expenses
  • a translational research practicum
  • didactic course work in translational science, research ethics, and translational science teamwork
  • attendance at MICHR career development seminars
  • the presentation of research through national events
  • career development and mentoring training
  • personalized support to connect with translational science resources

How this advances translational science

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

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