TL1 Trainees

The TL1 awards support students seeking training in clinical and translational research. The CTSA selects candidates for these awards and provides full-time research training support for pre-doctoral PhD and dual degree (health professional doctorate plus PhD or master's degree) candidates and postdoctoral fellows, and short-term training for health professions students. The goal of the TL1 program is to increase the number of well-trained clinical and translational scientists who can lead the design and oversight of future investigations in preclinical, clinical, implementation science, and population health research, all of which are critical to the overall mission of NCATS and NIH. For more information, visit NCATS’ website at​.

Who Can Join

This Career Development Community is open to all TL1 Trainees, TL1 Program PIs/Directors and anyone else involved or interested in TL1 Trainee career development.

Message Boards

The message board is a space for trainees across the consortium to connect, share ideas, resources, and network. Trainees can create topic threads for others to interact with and also reply to their peers’ threads. By joining the community, you can receive email notifications whenever a new thread is created to help you stay up to date on message board activity.

Community Content

The CLIC website houses a variety of educational resources and events. Within your community you will be able to see a feed of the resources and events related to your training program to stay up to date on all the activities going on across the consortium.

Community Member Directory

Contact information for all members of the TL1Focus Area will be available for all official community members (ie. those that have signed up for a CLIC website account). This information can be used to connect with other trainees and further your Career Development conversations outside the community platform.

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