How to Apply

Education and Training Team

Raed Dweik, MD, KL2 Program Director 
Beth Spyke, MPA, KL2 Research Education & Training Program Manager

Clifford Harding, MD, TL1 Program Director
Diane Dowd, PhD, TL1 Training Program Administrative Director 

Letter of Intent (LOI) Instructions

We are not currently accepting Letters of Intent at this time.

The following supporting documents are required:

Letter of Intent* briefly describing: 

*One page, 11 pt font, ½”margins
  • Career goals,
  • Project idea,
  • Proposed mentor(s), if identified, not a requirement for consideration, and
  • Impact on multidisciplinary research (e. g., new line of collaborative research, external funding, etc.)

Curriculum Vitae

A CV or NIH BIOSKETCH of no more than four pages including the following information in this order:

  • Personal details - name and title, address, phone number(s) and e-mail address
  • Academic background -include: dates of attendance, discipline, degree received and institution for each
  • Postdoctoral training - include dates, field of research, place and title (if applicable)
  • Professional licenses/certificates
  • Academic appointments - include dates, title, department and institution for each
  • Hospital/clinical appointments - include dates, title, and hospital for each
  • Other professional experience - include dates, title and institution/company for each
  • Honors and awards
  • Research/Scholarly Activities - include only the following:
  • Published articles arranged as follows: First authored publications; Other publications; In press articles
  • Books and book chapters
  • Peer reviewed conference presentations
  • Do not include work-in-progress or works currently under submission unless they have been accepted for publication, in which case list the journal in which they will appear and "in press"

Letter signed by Department Chair indicating commitment to the program:

  • provide 75% protected time (50% for surgeons) for the prospective Scholar to comply with grant requirements
  • support an appropriate department appointment or "academic home"
  • 25% salary support (50% for surgeons); cost share above $90K
  • 50% tuition for tailored coursework and learning experiences
  • the applicant's ability to matriculate July 1, 2023
  • research and career mentorship