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GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
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GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
GH Cirriculum: Pierce Gardner
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Fogarty International Clinic Research Training Programs: 5-year report

Fogarty International Clinic Research Training Programs: 5-year report

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  • 18. International Clinical Research Fellows/Post-Doctoral Program Pierce Gardner M.D. Senior Advisor for Clinical Research and Training at Fogarty International Center (NIH)
  • 19. Fellows/Post-Doctoral Program
    • PURPOSE : A one or two year training experience to foster the next generation of clinical investigators (U.S. and foreign) and build international health research collaborations in the developing world.
    • Background : this program extends a highly successful student focused program to fellows/post-doctoral health science trainees.
    • NIH is supporting Vanderbilt U to organize and administer the program
  • 20. Success of the Student Program
    • As of 2008, 128 U.S. & 123 foreign scholars received clinical research training in 17 African, Asian, Latin American, and Caribbean centers affiliated with 15 collaborating U.S research institutions.
    • Majority of trainees are medical students. Other doctoral candidates: dentistry, nursing, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, public health, and veterinary medicine
    • U.S.Scholars are matched with foreign scholars.
  • 21. The Fellows/Post-Doctoral Program
    • Partners: OAR, NHLBI, NCI, NEI
    • Partnership with AAMC & ASPH
    • Research projects are tied to the funding partners’ missions
    • NIH & other federally supported sites in low and middle income countries
    • IRB-approved research of importance to the foreign site
    • Open to foreign post-doctoral level young scientists
  • 22. Post-Doctoral Program
    • Eligibility:
      • M.D.’s: Fellows at any stage or residents with a special interest/aptitude in global health research
      • PhD’s: within 3 yrs of receiving degree.
    • Applying U.S. fellows and/or U.S. mentors (program director) identify a foreign site.
    • Foreign applicants must be nominated by pre-vetted sites (see website)
    • Applications reviewed based on the merits of the applicant and the site, the proposed research, proposed mentorship, and letters of support.
  • 23. Estimated Remuneration
    • Stipend: U.S. $45,000 based on local salary scale
    • $15K for training expenses
    • $5 - $10K for foreign site infrastructure and administration
    • Travel and insurance also provided
  • 24. Timeline
    • Apply in fall each year
    • Screen in December
    • Interview & Selection by February
    • The year starts in July with orientation program at NIH followed by 10+ months of research at the international site. (A second year may be available for some.)
  • 25. Previous Fogarty Scholars Group
  • 26. Contact Info for both:
    • Cat Lem, MPH
    • FICRF Program Coordinator
    • 615-343-3555
    • 615-322-9374
    • [email_address]
    • Sten Vermund, MD, PhD
    • Director, VU Institute for Global Health
    • 615-322-9374
    • [email_address]
    www.aamc.org/overseasfellowship.org www.fogartyscholars.org

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