Clinical & Translational Science Training

The Clinical and Translational Science Training (CTST) program offers a range of research education and training activities for investigators at every level.

Postdoctoral Training & Beyond

These opportunities include formal and informal didactic training, or awards with training components.

Predoctoral Training

Training and mentorship to pre-doctoral students in clinical and translational research methodology and practice.

  • Yearlong Inquiry Program (YIP) - Provides support and training in clinical and translational research for medical, dental, nursing, and pharmacy students in a one-year fellowship. The program includes stipends, courses, mentoring, bi-weekly work-in-progress, and faculty-led seminars.
  • Pre-health Undergraduate Program (PUP) - Provides training to undergraduate students to design clinical and translational research in collaboration with a UCSF predoctoral trainee. Students from across the United States participate in this summer program.

Online Education

Other Training

We collaborate with other programs designed to train UCSF's next generation of clinical and translational researchers.

* Affiliated Training Programs