The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Scholars Program is a joint effort of many entities. Our funding, administration and resources are provided by the ICTR. The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research (and its Clinical Epidemiology Program) and the Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation (GTPCI), both multidisciplinary enterprises of the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and Public Health provide career development support including rigorous didactic training in a supportive work environment as well as mentorship. The Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing are also key components of the program.
We support the career development of individuals dedicated toward a career in clinical investigation and who aspire to develop into independent, established, and ethical leaders in clinical research who are highly trained in clinical research design and methods, skilled in the tools of clinical investigation, and able to work creatively and collaboratively with colleagues in other disciplines to generate new knowledge to improve health. These KL2 awards provide support for clinical research training and career development of persons in relevant disciplines and professions (including but not limited to internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, statistics, nursing, epidemiology and behavioral sciences psychology, and engineering) and their various specialties and sub-specialties.