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  • Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) Research Education Training and Career Development (RETCD) KL2 Program

    Junior faculty members at the MD or PhD level from a wide variety of disciplines at Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine, or Georgia Institute of Technology who are committed to an academic career in clinical and/or translational research and who have excellent potential to become an independent clinical investigator are encouraged to apply to the KL2 – Mentored Clinical and Translational Research Scholars (MCTRS) Program. The KL2 award provides support for didactic and mentored research training for junior faculty members committed to a career in clinical investigation. KL2 award recipients must devote 75% professional effort to the program. Applicants who are successfully funded will receive salary support, a KL2 technical budget ($25,000 per year) for research costs and tuition, and some salary support for the KL2 scholar’s Lead Mentor. KL2 scholars accepted into the program will receive a total of 75% salary support for 75% effort in the program. Partial or matching salary support from the applicant’s Division, Department or other non-federal sources is highly encouraged but not required.

    The KL2 - Mentored Clinical and Translational Research Scholars (MCTRS) Program is supported by the Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI/NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA).

    Please see the program’s website, for more details. Please note that all MSM applications should be sent directly to  Interested applicants are urged to contact Jacquelyn Ali ( or (404) 752-1780.

    Click here for specific instructions for MSM applicants.