To be eligible to participate in a PRIDE Summer Institute Training Program, you must:
- Be a research-oriented junior-level faculty member holding a doctoral degree, such as a PhD, MD, DO, DVM or transitioning post-doctorate trainee
- Be from a minority group that is underrepresented in the biomedical or health sciences
- Be a Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States
- Have a research focus that is centered on heart, lung, blood, or sleep disorders research; health disparities research relevant to heart, lung, blood, or sleep disorders; or relevant research methodologies and approaches specific to these areas
Transitioning means that you have or will have received a formal faculty appointment by the time the Summer Institute Program convenes.
NIH encourages institutions to diversify their faculty populations to enhance the participation of individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and women at senior faculty levels. See: NIH Notice NOT-OD-15-053
If you have any questions about your eligibility, you are invited to contact the PRIDE Coordination Core (PRIDECC@wubios.wustl.edu).
You are invited to complete and submit your Pre-Application Form to PRIDE today.