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Education and Training

Our educational programs expand the critical mass of expert scientists undertaking clinical and translational research through innovative education, training and mentoring programs.






High School Students

Undergraduate Students

 Students   Postdocs   Residents   Fellows   Jr. Faculty   Faculty  Study Staff
 Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Quality   Assurance/Quality Improvement     x x x x x x x
 I-Corps Program at the UMCCTS      x x  x x x x x
 Master of Science in Clinical Investigation Program     x x x x x x x
 Pre- and Post-doctoral Fellowship (TL1) Training Program      x x x x      
 "K-Club" - Research Career and Writing Group       x   x x    
 "R-Club" - Research Writing Group       x x x x x  
Mentored Career Development (KL2) Training Program       x   x x    
 Millennium PhD Program         x x    
Junior Faculty Development Program             x  x  
Clinical and Population Health Research PhD Program     x            
Clinical/Translational Research Pathway Program     x            
MD/PhD (MSTP) Program     x            

High School Health Careers Program (HSHCP)


Worcester Pipeline Collaborative


CCTS Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program (Clinical & Translational Science)


Morningside Summer Undergraduate Research Program (Lab Research)


Summer Enrichment Program (SEP)


Preparing Engineers for Professional Practice (PEPP)


Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the UMass Chan Medical School encompasses two divisions:

  • Basic & Biomedical Sciences
  • Clinical & Translational Sciences

The programs within the Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences train students in their selected specialty area and emphasize a broad background in the basic medical sciences, in preparation for research with direct relevance to human disease.

Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing

The Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing prepares practice-focused and research-focused doctorally prepared nurses and leaders to improve the quality of life and health outcomes for the Commonwealth and beyond.  Through partnerships with mult-cultural communities and clinical organizations; research practice, service and education are integrated to advance nursing knowledge, science and competencies to provide exemplary health care for all.

T.H. Chan School of Medicine

The T.H. Chan School of Medicine was founded in 1962 to provide affordable, quality medical education to state residents and to increase the number of primary care physicians practicing in underserved areas of the state. Our mission is to advance the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering education, research, and health care delivery with our clinical partner, UMass Memorial Health Care.

UMass Chan Pipeline Programs

Because of our public service mission, UMass Chan Medical School has a strong commitment to public education and dedicates substantial resources to strengthen K – 16 education in Worcester and the region.  UMass Chan Medical School and our partners carry out a myriad of programs to increase the number of under-represented and disadvantaged students entering careers in health care and biomedical research. Through mentoring, job shadowing, internships, laboratory opportunities, after-school science programs, visiting-scientist programs and academic support for students, each year hundreds of young people from our community are exposed to the excitement and opportunities that health and science careers bring.