Summer Training for Underrepresented Junior Faculty

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The Summer Institute Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE) are now accepting applications. Space is limited for the 2019 mentored summer training programs so apply early!

Who: Eligible applicants are junior-level faculty or transitioning postdoctoral scientists with background deemed under-represented in the biomedical or health sciences, and are United States Citizens or Permanent Residents. Postdocs must have a faculty appointment letter at the time of matriculation into the selected summer institute program. Research interests should be compatible with those of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) disorders.

What: Nine unique Summer Institute programs with intensive mentored training opportunities to enhance the research skills and to promote the scientific and career development of trainees. Trainees will learn effective strategies for preparing, submitting and obtaining external funding for research purposes, including extensive tips on best practices. Trainees will also be able to apply for small grants to support mentored-pilot research projects. Research emphasis varies by program.

Where/When: Varies by program. (Dates subject to change, check the PRIDE program website.)

Impact of Ancestry and Gender on Omics of Lung Diseases (AGOLD) (August 5-18, 2019)

  • Location: University of Colorado, Denver, Aurora, Colorado
  • PI(s): A. Sonia C. Flores, PhD; Oliver Eickelberg, MD, FERS, ATSF; Kathleen Barnes, PhD

Advanced Respiratory Research for Equity (AIRE) (July 14-24, 2019)

  • Location: Arizona Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  • PI(s): Joe GN “Skip” Garcia, MD; Francisco Moreno, MD; Sairam Parthasarathy, MD

Behavioral and Sleep Medicine (BSM) (July 22-August 2, 2019)

  • Location: NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York
  • PI(s): Girardin Jean-Louis, PhD; Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD, MPH

Cardiovascular Disease Comorbidities, Genetics and Epidemiology (CVD-CGE) (July 17-31, 2019)

  • Location: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
  • PI(s): DC Rao, PhD; Victor Davila-Roman, MD

Cardiovascular Health-Related Research (CVD) (July 7-19, 2019)

  • Location: SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York, New York
  • PI: Mohamed Boutjdir, PhD

Future Faculty of Cardiovascular Sciences (FOCUS) (July 8-19, 2019)

  • Location: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  • PI(s): JoAnn Trejo, PhD, MBA; Vivian Reznik, MD, MPH; Robert Ross, MD

Functional and Translational Genomics of Blood Disorders (FTG) (July 15-31, 2019)

  • Location: Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia
  • PI: Betty Pace, MD

Obesity Health Disparities (OHD) (June 16-26, 2019)

  • Location: University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi
  • PI(s): Bettina M Beech, DrPH, MPH; Keith C Norris, MD, PhD

Research in Implementation Science for Equity (RISE) (July 22-August 2, 2019)

  • Location: The UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California
  • PI(s): Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS; Alicia Fernandez, MD; Margaret Handley, PhD, MPH

PRIDE Coordination Core

  • Location: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
  • PI(s): Treva Rice, PhD; Amber Salter, PhD, MPH

Programs typically are all expenses paid including travel, meals, and housing. Contact the program of interest for details. Mentees can apply to more than one program, but may attend only one.

Application Deadline: Rolling admissions until positions are filled

The Diversity Program Consortium Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA is supported by Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health / National Institutes of General Medical Sciences under award number U54GM119024.
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