The Multidisciplinary Career Development Program (KL2) is an NCATS-sponsored training grant supporting junior faculty at Northwestern is designed to train a diverse workforce of investigators needed to drive future innovation and implement effective clinical and translational research.
The program, led by Richard Pope, MD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology, includes robust mentoring teams to assess the educational needs of the individual scholars and to provide them with optimal, personalized career development opportunities. In addition, it provides career development resources including formal coursework, peer mentoring and career guidance to scholars across disparate areas of expertise.
Salary support and additional resources to ensure protected time for mentored research and didactic training in clinical research across a wide variety of project topics and academic areas are a part of the award.
Information about current research funded by the KL2 can be found in our scholar profiles page.
Questions? Contact the CECD navigator.