The goal of the Mentored Training in Implementation Science (MTIS) career development program is to prepare scholars to become independent productive Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) researchers focused on Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep (HLBS) disorders. This K12 program provides personalized educational pathways that allow scholars to identify competencies needed to address their specific goals and anticipated career trajectory.
- Doctoral degree such as MD, PhD, PharmD, EdD, ScD, DPT, and OTD
- US citizen, non-citizen national, or permanent resident
- Devote at 75% effort over a 2-3 year period
- No more than 5 years beyond postdoctoral or fellowship training at program start
- Applicants must have a research and career development plan supported by at least 1 mentor approved by the program
- At least one of the mentors must hold NIH, CDC, or PCORI funding
- Faculty appointment
- At the time of application, you do not have to have a faculty appointment. However, if selected as a MTIS scholar, you will need a faculty appointment by the time you begin the program (July 1st of application year). This must be indicated in the Department Chair’s Recommendation Letter.
- Indicate on application 2 or 3 year appointment
- 2 year mentored training pathway via home institution
- 3 year degree seeking research practicum (2 years to complete degree at Washington University in St. Louis; 1 year at home institution)