Funded Research Training Programs

The University of Washington is a rich environment for resident research, with many clinical investigators across departments and schools available to serve as mentors and resources for funding. Some examples of popular, ongoing NIH-funded training programs are below, but there are numerous opportunities for funding through grants and other mechanisms. We will work with you to find the right fit to accomplish your professional goals.

Trauma and Burns T32 Program

PI: Grant O’Keefe, MD, MPH
Department of Surgery

There are 45 other training grants in the School of Medicine, including the programs below which have recently accepted Surgery residents:

NIH Loan Repayment Program (LPR)

To encourage health professionals to pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, social, and clinical research, the NIH Loan Repayment Program may repay up to $35,000 of qualified student loan debt per year for individuals committing at least two years to conducting qualified research funded by a domestic nonprofit organization or U.S. federal, state, or local government entity. This loan repayment benefit is in addition to institutional salary received during your time in research. Learn more about this program at: