APPOINTMENTS & REQUIRED TRAINING
Understanding your appointments
As a recipient of Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, you are subject to the rules and regulations of the training grant, the University of Washington, and your home department.
Our training grant is a T-32, Institutional Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, and is sponsored by HRSA. As a trainee on this grant, you are not considered a federal employee. You will be required to complete statement of appointment forms annually and are subject to a payback agreement. Elena Schroeder will assist you with these forms.
You have been assigned to one of three departments - Family Medicine, Pediatrics (Division of General Pediatrics) or Medicine (Division of General Internal Medicine) in the School of Medicine, depending on your specialty.
Your primary University appointment is as a Senior Fellow-Trainee in your respective home department. The Senior Fellow-Trainee title is a junior faculty appointment at the University, and is subject to all UW rules and regulations as outlined on the Academic Human Resources homepage and in the UW Faculty Handbook.
NRSA trainees are required to participate in Responsible Conduct in Research Training. At the UW, this requirement is met by participation in the Biomedical Research Integrity (BRI) Series every year in training. The BRI Series generally consists of 4 lectures and a related discussion group. The series starts at the end of June and runs through August. Please register for the BRI listserver to recieve important information about the BRI Series. You must pre-register for BRI Series lectures and one discussion group per lecture.
Human Subjects Training you will complete the "Biomedical Course" HIPAA – this training will be administered via your home department