CTSC Translational Workforce Development Program

The CTSC’s Translational Workforce Development program provides the HSC translational science workforce an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to advance translation of discoveries. A key priority for this program is to create a generation of scientists trained in interdisciplinary, transformative translational research with skills to engage in effective collaborative partnerships.  CTSC’s TWD offers the following courses and modules for HSC faculty, staff and students. 

  • Affordable Care Act & Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  • FDA Training
  • Team Science
  • Integration of Clinical Research and Emerging Technologies
  • Commercialization
  • Research in Rural Communities
  • Research with Electronic Health Records
  • Grantsmanship Orientation
  • Key elements of Grant Writing Workshops
  • Mentor Training
  • BERD Training Modules
  • RSK Training Modules
  • The Story of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
  • Drug Rescue, Repurposing and Repositioning

Upcoming Workshops:

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
August 26-September 23, 2016
CTSC 2nd Floor Conference Room

The Story of PCORI
Friday, October 16, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CTSC 2nd Floor Conference Room
The federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is a robust source of funding... (Read more)

Affordable Care Act & AHRQ
Friday, October 23, 2016  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CSTC 2nd Floor Conference Room

The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) funding opportunities span many disciplines and interests... (Read more)


For more information or to register for one of the upcoming workshops, contact Jennifer Ruden (