The ITMAT is pleased to announce the Introductory Patient Oriented Research Training (InPORT) Course for the 2013-14 academic year. This year for the first time the course will be offered as a 0.5 credit level course. Tuition benefits may be used. Detailed information about InPORT can be obtained by accessing the web site at http://www.itmat.upenn.edu/ctsa/inport.

The Physician Fellows Entering Research: FAQs are designed to provide Physician Fellow researchers with the basic information necessary to navigate the transition into the CHOP Research Institute.

This article, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, provides early career clinicians with brief tips on how to become a success in research. The information presented will be useful to CHOP fellows entering their first research programs.

Slides are now posted from the April 17 session entitled, "The Path to Permanent Residency: Outstanding Researcher or National Interest Waiver - Do I Qualify?"

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute is pleased to announce that the call for applications is now open for its inaugural Pediatric Translational Research Workshop (PTRW) for Basic Scientists.