T32 Program Overview:
This two-year program is aimed at physician scientists who are interested in pursuing an academic career in trauma. The participants will perform independent laboratory investigation in collaboration with scientist-mentors to enhance the basic understanding of the problem under study. The trainees will be immersed in the interactive research environment of the Trauma Research Center (TRC) of The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (UTMS-H). The TRC (laboratories, conference rooms and offices) is located in the UTHMS which is physically attached to the Memorial Hermann Level I Regional Trauma Center. Other important components of the program include formal instruction in:
- Ethical Dimensions of the Biomedical Sciences
- Research Curriculum through the School of Public Health
- Research Training for Laboratory Medicine and Care, and Informatics.
General Surgery residents who have completed at least two years of training. Nongeneral Surgery specialists as well as PhDs who have trauma-related research as their career goal will also be considered.
Participants in this training program will receive salary and fringe benefits commensurate with their level of training and NIH stipends.
January 10 - Application materials must be received
April 15 - Final selection
July 1 - Training commences
The following must be received by January 10:
- Completed application form
- Two-page, double-spaced statement of qualification including academic success, research experience, and future career plans
- Curriculum vitae
- At least two letters of recommendation
Coordinator: Deanna Congdon
Location & Contact
6431 Fannin Street
Houston, Texas 77030