Division of Biomedical Research Workforce

Research Career Development Awards


Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research

Program Purpose

The purpose of this program is to provide support to mid-career health-professional doctorates or equivalent who are typically at the Associate Professor level for protected time to devote to patient-oriented research and to act as research mentors primarily for clinical residents, clinical fellows and/or junior clinical faculty.



Career level


U.S. citizen or permanent resident, with clinical doctoral degree, be in the mid-career, and with peer-reviewed support.




U.S. domestic institutions

Currently Supported Investigators

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