Division of Biomedical Research Workforce

Data and Reports on the Biomedical Research Workforce

This website contains references and links to data and reports of the biomedical research workforce.

NIH Reports

Reports from the Advisory Committee to the Director, National Institutes of Health highlight the composition of the biomedical workforce and provide recommendations for future enhancements:

  • ACD Working Group on the Biomedical Research Workforce (2012)
  • ACD Working Group on Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce (draft report, 2012)
  • ACD Working Group on the Physician-Scientist Workforce (2014)

Information on National Institutes of Health grant awards, including fellowships, training grants, career development awards, the loan repayment programs, as well as national statistics on graduate students and postdoctorates is reported in the:

  • NIH Loan Repayment Programs
  • Career Achievements of NRSA Postdoctoral Trainees and Fellows: 1975-2004 (2006)
  • The Early Career Progress of NRSA Predoctoral Trainees and Fellows (2001)

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