The Education, Mentoring, and Career Development Core provides Clinical and Translational Research training opportunities to medical professional students, clinicians, and faculty members using a complementary platform of didactic courses, enrichment experiences, workshops, and faculty development.

There are a number of established opportunities for CTR training within OSCTR institutions as well as new programs currently under development.


Core Leadership

Paul Darden, MD

Director of Mentoring Programs
Education KCA Director


Valerie Williams, PhD

Director of Career Development Programs
Education KCA Co-Director