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Education & Training

Education & Training

The ITHS Education Program supports investigators, graduate students, scholars, and research support staff through the development and maintenance of curriculum and career development education.

Core Competencies

ITHS strives to prepare the next generation of translational science teams by incorporating core competencies into all our education programs.

Pre-Doctoral Programs

Graduate Programs

We offer training opportunities for graduate students from across the University of Washington.

Post-Doctoral Programs

ITHS offers training opportunities for post-doctoral candidates from across the five-state WWAMI region.

Professional Development

Professional Development

ITHS offers a variety of seminars and workshops which cover a multiple topics and are intended to reach different members of the research team.

Latest News

  • Amanda Fretts, PhD, MPH, is a member of Eel Ground First Nation—an American Indian community in New Brunswick, Canada. Since childhood, Fretts observed that that there was a higher prevalence of diabetes in her community than neighboring areas which fueled her interest in public health as a path towards reducing illness. ...

  • ITHS is excited to offer a two-day Introduction to Clinical Research Boot Camp for faculty, staff, and post-doctoral fellows. This intensive workshop is designed to provide foundational knowledge in designing and managing a clinical trial for researchers who are new to the translational process....

  • Understanding the responsibility of each cell on an individual level can open the door to targeted disease diagnoses and treatment. Currently, cost, complexity, and sheer volume of cells can limit a researcher’s ability to study what role a given cell will play in development and illness. ...

  • The Summer Institute in Statistics for Clinical Research (SISCR) is designed to introduce participants to state-of-the-art methodology for biomedical studies, including clinical trials and observational studies. Participants choose from a series of one-day and two-day modules and design a program best-suited to their interests. Prerequisites......

  • Finding enough time to dedicate to research pursuits can be a challenge for any junior faculty member. After fulfilling teaching and clinical responsibilities, free periods of time left for research are often few and far between. To mitigate this challenge, the Institute of Translational Health Sciences is supporting three promising investigators through the KL2 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Program....

  • The ITHS TL1 program brings together a multi-disciplinary group of postdoctoral students interested in a career in translational science. Through a combination of thoughtful mentorship, interdisciplinary interaction, and focused training, TL1 Trainees receive the career development tools needed to become impactful translational researchers. ...

Cite ITHSThe Institute is supported by grants UL1 TR002319, KL2 TR002317, and TL1 TR002318 from the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program (CTSA).

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