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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.

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


The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School encompasses two divisions:

  • Basic & Biomedical Sciences
  • Clinical & Translational Sciences

The programs within the 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.


The UMMS Graduate School of Nursing (GSN) is to prepare 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.


The University of Massachusetts Medical School - 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, UMassMemorial Health Care.