Translational Education & Training Opportunities

CCTS offers a variety of training opportunities for all investigators from those starting out in their research endeavors to experienced researchers. Outside of the CCTS, this list includes ongoing UIC, Chicagoland and nationwide clinical and translational education programs and training workshops.

Center for Clinical and Translational Science
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicagoland CTSA Shared Resources
National Training Resources

CCTS Trainings

University of Illinois at Chicago

School of Public Health Archived Grantsmanship Workshops

If you are looking to strengthen your grantsmanship skills, SPH Office of Research Services is now posting their archived 2013 and 2014 grantsmanship presentations and webinars on a special intranet page available to the UIC Community. You must sign in with your NetIID and Password using the following format: Username: ad\Your NetID, Password: Your Common UIC Password

Archived grant workshops

Chicagoland CTSA Shared Resources 

The Chicagoland Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Institutes, Northwestern University, University of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago, are committed to facilitating greater integration and coordination across the institutes to provide seamless access to all relevant resources for translational researchers.  Below is a list of resources and services that investigators and research staff at Chicagoland CTSA institutes have access to.  Majority of the resources and services listed below are offered at no charge or at the internal rate to Chicagoland CTSA affiliates.  Please refer to each institute’s Point of Contact for additional information and assistance.

Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute

Point of Contact for NUCATS resources and services: Clare McFaddon (

The University of Chicago Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM)

Point of Contact for UChicago ITM resources and services: Sara Serritella ( 

National Training Resources

NIH Clinical Center Clinical and Translational Research Course for PhD Students

The Clinical and Translational Research Course for Ph.D. Students is a two-week intensive introductory course offered by the NIH Clinical Center (CC) in July 2014 at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

NIH Medical Research Scholars Program

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP) is a comprehensive, year-long research enrichment program designed to attract the most creative, research-oriented medical, dental, and veterinary students to the intramural campus of the NIH in Bethesda, MD.

2014 NIMHD Translational Health Disparities Course

This two-week intensive course will provide specialized instruction on the concepts, principles, methods, and applications of health disparities science, practice, and policy. It will also integrate principles and practice of community engagement. Nationally and internationally recognized experts in health disparities science will lead individual sessions. The course will take place on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.