Trans NIH K12 Program in Emergency Care Research

Career Development Program in Emergency Care Research (K12) RFA-HL-16-019

A new Trans NIH K12 Program in Emergency Care Research was funded in late July 2016 by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR).  The new program seeks to widen the scientific domain of emergency care research to include mental health research and nursing science.   The goal of this program is to create NIH competitive R01 investigators to conduct emergency care research.  The new K12 programs include:

Indiana Emergency Care Research (Indiana EMCARE) Training Program
Indiana University School of Medicine
Program Directors: Jeffrey A. Kline, MD & Kurt Kroenke, MD
For program information contact Dr. Kline at

Oregon Emergency Care Research Multidisciplinary Training Program
Oregon Health & Science University
Program Directors: Craig D. Newgard, MD, MPH & Cynthia D. Morris, PhD, MPH
For program information contact Dr. Newgard at

Vanderbilt Emergency Care Research Training Program
Vanderbilt University
Program Directors: Alan B. Storrow, MD & Thomas J. Wang, MD
For program information please contact Dr. Storrow at

Michigan Career Development Program in Emergency Critical Care Research**
University of Michigan
Program Directors: Robert Neumar MD PhD, & David Pinksy MD
For program information, please contact Dr. Neumar at

Scholars are being recruited now for the July 1, 2017 program start date with interviews extending until mid-January 2017.  To find out more about each program, you may email the contacts listed above and visit their websites to submit a formal application. 

**Please note the University of Michigan program is only seeking scholars with an NHLBI specific research focus.

NHLBI Program Contacts
Wayne Wang, PhD, email:

Office of Research Training and Career Development, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 301.435.0535.