Call for Trainers: CTSA Translational Research Fellowship

The UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), an ICTR partner school, is recruiting UW trainers for 2-year research fellowships designed to engage veterinary clinical specialists in inter-disciplinary research teams. Funded by a CTSA Innovation Award through  The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) to the CTSA One Health Alliance (COHA), these fellowships will prepare residency-trained veterinary specialists to undertake research projects with high potential for translation to human disease.

COHA is a consortium of veterinary schools partnered with medical and other colleagues through the CTSA program. As a founding member, SVM and ICTR partners have taken the lead in designing and implementing the research career development and mentorship program at UW and nationwide.

Read more on the CTSA Program News site.

SVM/COHA is recruiting descriptions of potential fellowship opportunities from mentors appropriate for research training of veterinary specialists. These fellowship opportunities should include a clear translational research program for a veterinary specialist, an interdisciplinary mentor team with a mix of backgrounds, active NIH or comparable federal funding for at least one mentor, and a clear mentorship and collaboration plan. A potential fellow should not be identified in the pre-submission.

Pre-submissions describing proposed fellowship opportunities should be submitted to Lauren Trepanier ( by July 1, 2020, for  anticipated fellowship start dates in August 2021

Additional details and trainer application forms are available on the ICTR Career Development page

Contact Lauren Trepanier, or Robert Rebhun, if you have questions about this opportunity.