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Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Scholars Program

The application period is now OPEN for the 2018 KL2 Mentored Career Development Awards!

  • Pending continued NIH/NCATS funding

  • We anticipate offering FOUR new awards

  • Apply online at

  • Deadline is Friday, March 2, 2018

  • For more information, contact Gregory Thornton at


Advancing future leadership and excellence in clinical research through training, creativity, scholarship and collaboration

Welcome to the Clinical Research Scholars Program! This program is the collaborative effort of the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and is associated with the Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research. Funding for the Clinical Research Scholars Program is provided by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) through a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) administered by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).

JHCRS Mission

The mission of the Johns Hopkins University Clinical Research Scholars Program is to develop future leaders in clinical research who are highly trained in clinical research design and methods, skilled in the tools of clinical investigation, and able to work creatively and collaboratively with their colleagues in other disciplines to generate new knowledge to improve health. We do this by providing individuals with rigorous training leading to an advanced degree, helping them to develop and execute a clinical research project, mentorship in a multidisciplinary and collaborative research environment and involvement in activities to promote career development.

Core Values

  • Creativity and New Ideas
  • Excellence in Scholarship
  • Collaboration and Team Building
  • Opportunities for Leadership
  • Patient and Public Health Impact