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Biomedical Research Opportunities: Diversity and Training Programs

We have a variety of biomedical research and clinical opportunities for pre-college, college and medical students, as well as residents, fellows and Children's National Hospital faculty:


  • Colaco Scholar Program
  • Discover Science with Dr. Bear
  • Mentored Experience To Expand Opportunities in Research Version High School (METEOR Version 2.0)
  • Sheikh Zayed Summer Student Innovators Program
  • Urban Alliance Program


  • CRI Summer Student Program

Medical Student

  • The Clinical and Translational Research Scholarly Concentration

Postdoc Resident or Fellow

  • Children’s National Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (CNStARR) Program
  • Genetics and Genomics of Muscle Postdoctoral Training Program
  • Joyful Food Market Program
  • Pediatric Resident Research Track
  • Postdoctoral Training in Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology
  • Research, Education, and Advocacy in Child Health Care (REACH) Informal Reach Resident Research Program

Junior Faculty

  • K12 Child Health Research Career Development Award
  • KL2 Mentored Career Development Core Scholars Program
  • Pediatric Hematology and Transfusion Medicine Multidisciplinary Research Training

Research Skills and Educational Initiatives

  • Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians (BNGAP)
  • Clinical and Translational Science Award
  • Grants Enhancement Program
  • Grantwriting for the Individual Investigator
  • Workshop: Statistical Package for the Social Science (SPSS)