Mastering Translational Medicine: Interdisciplinary Education for a New Generation

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Science Translational Medicine  08 Jan 2014:
Vol. 6, Issue 218, pp. 218fs2
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3006858


  • Fig. 1. Training for tomorrow.

    (A) MTM curriculum. Coursework is divided across three main subject areas, and general topics are listed under each subject area (see for details: (B) Activities of MTM alumni. Representative data collected from 43 graduates of the MTM program as of November 2013. “Graduate school” represents enrollment in either a Ph.D. or M.S. program; “Medical school” represents enrollment in a M.D. degree program; “Industry” represents employment in an established company; “Entrepreneurial venture” represents employment in a start-up company; “Research institution” represents employment in a nonindustry research setting (university or national laboratory); “Clinical practice” represents employment as a practicing clinician or in a post-M.D. training program (residency or a clinical fellowship); and “Government” represents employment in a nonresearch setting within a government institution.


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