Funding and Educational Opportunities: Doris Duke Award & Clinical Research Scholars KL2 Program


The Johns Hopkins Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award, which supports outstanding junior faculty physician scientists who are working on clinical research projects while facing significant extraprofessional caregiving demands, is seeking applicants for our second cohort.  Applicants should currently have research funding, such as a career development award or research project grant that includes salary support. The deadline to submit completed application is February 2, 2018. We expect to fund 2-4 awards of up to $40,000 of supplemental, flexible funding for salary/research support for 1-2 years.  Funding will start July 1, 2018.  To apply, please complete the online application.

For more information regarding eligibility, funding, and program requirements, please download the Call for Applications Document  or contact Gregory Thornton, Program Manager, at or 410-614-3997.



Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Scholars cohort.  Pending continued NIH funding, we hope to have four KL2 awards available in Fall 2018.  The application deadline is Friday, March 2, 2018.  This 2-year mentored career development award supports junior faculty with 5 years or less on the faculty or current postdocs in their final year who have a pending faculty appointment for July 1, 2018, and are interested in pursuing an academic research career in clinical or translational research.  To apply, please visit

All interested prospects (as well as prospective mentors) are invited to attend one of our two information sessions, Friday, January 19 or Tuesday, January 30 from noon to 1:00 pm. in the Neil R. Powe Conference Room (1-500Q) at 2024 E. Monument Street.

For more information regarding eligibility, funding and program requirements, please view the Call for Applications Document or contact Gregory Thornton, Program Manager, at or 410-614-3997.


NOTE: KL2 awards are contingent upon approval of our NIH grant application currently under review. If awarded, we anticipate the start date would be early in the fall of 2018