Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center is a pan-Harvard University enterprise dedicated to improving human health. It is a shared enterprise of Harvard University, its ten schools and its eighteen Academic Healthcare Centers (AHC), as well as the Boston College School of Nursing, MIT, the Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and numerous community partners. Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center was founded in May 2008 with a five year, $117.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (Clinical and Translational Science Center, CTSC) and $75 million from the Harvard University Science and Engineering Committee, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital. The resources of the Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center are available to all faculties at Harvard regardless of their institutional affiliation or academic degree.
THE PROGRAM FOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT AND DIVERSITY
Director: Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MBA, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership
The Program for Faculty Development and Diversity seeks to emphasize the recruitment and retention of a diverse Clinical Translational workforce as a top priority throughout Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center in governance, programming, training and resource allocation.
THE PROGRAM FOR CULTURAL COMPETENCE IN RESEARCH
The Program for Cultural Competence in Research (PCCR) seeks to improve cultural competency in research in the Clinical Translational workforce throughout Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center via web-based and in-person trainings while working in collaboration with CTSC Community Engagement and Research Faculty and ongoing cultural competence training activities in the medical school.
Harvard Catalyst Summer Interns present Clinical and Translational Work at Closing Ceremonies
The Harvard Catalyst Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP) and Summer Clinical and Translational Research Internship Program (SCTRP) celebrated the work of their student interns at the 2013 closing ceremonies.
The Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP) through Harvard Catalyst’s Program for Faculty Development and Diversity is an eight-week mentored, summer research program designed to enhance the development and recruitment of a robust, diverse clinical and translational workforce pipeline by enriching medical students’ interest in research and health-related careers. Applicants were selected by a panel of judges from across the Harvard Catalyst partner institutions.
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Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
Harvard Medical School
164 Longwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02115-5818
Fax: (617) 432-3834
Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MBA
Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership
Director, The Program for Faculty Development and Diversity, CTSC
Tel: (617) 432-2413
Program Manager, The Program for Faculty Development and Diversity, CTSC
Tel: (617) 432-7211