Appendix E
Public Mechanisms for Clinical Research Training

Name of Program

Focus

NIH

Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08)

To support the development of outstanding clinician research scientists—three to five years; 75 percent

URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-003.html

Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Award (K12)

To support an institution for the development of independent translational and nonprofit organizations, scientists—five years; 75 percent effort

URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/training/careerdevelopmentawards.htm

Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)

To support the career development of investigators who have made a commitment to focus their research endeavors on patient-oriented research—three to five years; 75 percent commitment

URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-004.html

Midcareer Investigator Award (K24)

To provide support for patient-oriented research; to allow them protected time to devote to patient-oriented research and to act as mentors for beginning translational investigators—three to five years; 25-50 percent effort

URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-005.html



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Opportunities to Address Clinical Research Workforce Diversity Needs for 2010 Appendix E Public Mechanisms for Clinical Research Training Name of Program Focus NIH Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08) To support the development of outstanding clinician research scientists—three to five years; 75 percent URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-003.html Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Award (K12) To support an institution for the development of independent translational and nonprofit organizations, scientists—five years; 75 percent effort URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/training/careerdevelopmentawards.htm Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23) To support the career development of investigators who have made a commitment to focus their research endeavors on patient-oriented research—three to five years; 75 percent commitment URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-004.html Midcareer Investigator Award (K24) To provide support for patient-oriented research; to allow them protected time to devote to patient-oriented research and to act as mentors for beginning translational investigators—three to five years; 25-50 percent effort URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-005.html

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Opportunities to Address Clinical Research Workforce Diversity Needs for 2010 Requirements No. of Awards Length of Program Total Program Support M.D., D.D.S., Pharm.D., Ph.D. in nursing 1,161 Three to five years $143,731,640 FY 2002 Institutions: public and private; clinicians: M.D., D.O., doctorally prepared registered nurses 1,073 Five years $55,053,672 FY 2002 M.D., D.D.S., Pharm.D., Ph.D in translational nursing 80 (664 for 2002) Three to five years $88,296,497 FY 2002 Clinicians: M.D., D.D.S., Pharm.D., Ph.D. in translational nursing 60-80 (261 for 2002) Three to five years $28,747,290 FY 2002

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Opportunities to Address Clinical Research Workforce Diversity Needs for 2010 Name of Program Focus NIH Clinical Research Curriculum Award (K30) To attract talented individuals to the challenges of translational research to and to provide them with the critical skills that are needed to develop hypotheses and conduct sound regulatory research—five years; up to $200,000 per year URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/training/K30.htm Loan Repayment Program (LRP) To attract health professionals to clinical research URL: http://www.lrp.nih.gov/about/extramural/intro.htm#clinical National Research Service Award (NRSA): Physicians and Doctorally Prepared Nurses NRSA T32 Eligible institutions to develop or enhance research training opportunities for individuals, selected by the institution who are training for careers in specified areas of biomedical, behavioral, and translational research URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-02-109.html NRSA T35 To eligible institutions to develop or enhance research training for individuals interested in career opportunities URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/not98-027.html

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Opportunities to Address Clinical Research Workforce Diversity Needs for 2010 Requirements No. of Awards Length of Program Total Program Support Awarded to institutions; is a trans-NIH program. Formal coursework includes design of translational research projects, hypothesis development, biostatistics, epidemiology, legal and ethical issues related to translational research 59 Five years $12,094,341 FY 2002 Qualified health professionals who contractually agree to conduct qualified translational research for 50 percent of time, or not less than 20 hours per week, for a two-year consecutive period 1,200 Two years $63.3 million FY 2003 Ph.D., D.D.S., M.D., or a comparable doctoral degree 17,000 (total no. of graduate students); 386 in 2002 Five years $497,424,833 FY 2002 This can be used to support other types of predoctoral and postdoctoral training in focused, often emerging, or scientific areas 35 trainees per budget period Five years $7,959,251 FY 2002

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Opportunities to Address Clinical Research Workforce Diversity Needs for 2010 Name of Program Focus Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA): Doctorally Prepared Nurses HRSA-04-010 Advanced Education Nursing Awarded to institutions for projects that support the enhancement of appropriate legislative purpose URL: http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/preview/professions.htm HRSA-04-012 Advanced Education Nursing Traineeships Eligible institutions meet the cost of traineeships for individuals in advanced nursing education programs URL: http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/preview/professions.htm HRSA-04-011 Nursing Workforce Diversity To increase nursing education opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds (including racial and ethnic minorities underrepresented among registered nurses) by providing student scholarships or stipends, pre-entry preparation, and retention activities URL: http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/preview/professions.htm Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): Physicians VA Mentored Research Training Programs To provide mentored research health services training for various stages of a clinician’s career development URL: http://www.appc1.va.gov/resdev/ps/psmr/mentored_research.htm

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Opportunities to Address Clinical Research Workforce Diversity Needs for 2010 Requirements No. of Awards Length of Program Total Program Support Schools of nursing, academic health centers, public or private nonprofit entities, and for-profit entities capable of carrying out advanced nursing education and practice 8 Three years $2,091,892 FY 2004 Schools of nursing, academic health centers, other appropriate public or private nonprofit entities, and for-profit entities capable of carrying out the legislative purpose 335 One year $4,800,000 FY 2004 Schools of nursing, nursing centers, academic health centers, state or local governments, American Indian tribes or tribal organizations, other public or private nonprofit entities 39 Three years $11,396,00 FY 2004 Programs are for the associate investigator, career development, advanced career research, and merit review entry program; M.D., D.D.S., Ph.D. 81 One to five years $389,978 1998-1999