Translating Practice into Research (TPIR) Trainee Program
Funded by: The National Institutes of Health
Program Co-Directors:Funded by: Jennifer D. Peck, PhD and Sara K. Vesely, PhD
What is the goal of the TPIR Trainee Program?Website:
The OSCTR TPIR trainee program is a unique ten month (November 2020-August 2021) education and mentoring program for practicing healthcare professionals, clinical investigators, and basic scientists. It offers a broad and practical curriculum for understanding clinical research methods, research collaborations, and statistical analysis. The goal of the TPIR trainee program is to produce a group of clinicians and scientists who have the ability to translate their clinical observations and ideas for improving practice into practical and feasible research projects.
What is included in the TPIR Trainee Program?
The TPIR program consists of four components: 1) 1 day in-person/Virtual workshop Thursday December 10th, 2020 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 2) 8 online education modules 3) scheduled conference calls with TPIR faculty, 4) 1 day in-person/Virtual workshop Thursday May 20th, 2021 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and 5) a mentored research project. By applying for the TPIR program, you agree to participate in all five components of the program, if accepted.
Who should apply?
The following people are encouraged to apply: 1) healthcare professionals who are interested in conducting clinical research and learning research methods, 2) clinical investigators who are interested in studying practical clinical issues, 3) basic scientists who are interested in learning the fundamental basis for clinical translational research, and 4) community health professionals who are working in a research environment and seeking training in clinical research methods and study design. Applicants must be US Residents who work in NIH IDeA states. Priority will be given to applicants in the OSCTR regions and Tribal employees and Tribal serving organization employees
How many trainees will be selected?
Up to 10 trainees will be accepted in 2020. There is no fee for the TPIR program. Support will be provided for travel and hotel accommodations for both 1 day in-person/virtual workshops for only those who live outside the Oklahoma City metropolitan area and wish to attend in person..
Timeline Application Deadline November 13, 2020 Trainees Notified November 16, 2020. 1-Day In-person/Virtual Workshop, Thursday December 10, 2020. Online Modules/Conference Calls November 2020 – August 2020. 1-Day In-person Workshop, Thursday May 20, 2021.
Mentored Research Project
1-Day In-person/Virtual Workshop, Thursday December 10, 2020
1-Day In-person/Virtual Workshop, Thursday May 20, 2021