Accession Number:

ADA463480

Title:

A Comprehensive Postdoctoral Training Program in Breast Cancer

Descriptive Note:

Annual summary rept 1 Jul 2000-30 Jul 2006

Corporate Author:

GEORGETOWN UNIV WASHINGTON DC MEDICAL CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

The goal of this training program is to significantly extend our existing, highly successful Doctoral Training Program in Tumor Biology and several Cancer Center mechanisms that provide traditional postdoctoral training and junior faculty career development. The program integrates faculty from the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center programs in Cancer Prevention and Control and Cancer Genetics, makes use of the existing organizational structure of the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Training Program in Tumor Biology, and incorporates a multidisciplinary faculty who are devoted to research and education in breast cancer. To date, 10 fellows have been recruited into the program 6 classes and 4 new courses of study were added to our program. Fellows have published 14 papers with 4 more in process, and 9 abstracts. Two fellows have received independent postdoctoral fellowships and 4 fellows went on to academic faculty postdoctoral and US Government jobs the other fellows in the program continue to make good career development progress.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE