Fellowship activities will include the following: –Attendance at the Responsible Conduct of Research courses offered by the NC TraCS Institute. –Attendance at the fall semester course, Principles and Practices of Alternative and Complementary Medicine Course. –Attendance at the T-32 Fellows Weekly Seminar. –Creation of an individualized professional development plan (IDP) in collaboration with fellowship directors, which aligns with the Program on Integrative Medicine's research mission. Meeting with one of the Fellowship Directors every 2-4 weeks to review progress toward goals. –Participation in a primary research project with Drs. Gaylord, Faurot, or other approved UNC faculty. –Development of an original area of research which is related to ongoing research projects at the Program on Integrative Medicine or other UNC collaborators. –Coursework at UNC-Chapel Hill relevant to the research educational needs of the fellow. This can be non-degree graduate coursework or coursework as part of a research degree (e.g., MPH, Master's in Clinical Research). –Attendance at selected local and national seminars and conferences. Presentation of research at one national meeting per year, as well as to university or departmental interest groups. –Submission of 3 manuscripts per year to peer-reviewed journals, with at least one first-authored manuscript. –Completion of a brief quarterly report to the Fellowship Co-directors/Advisory Committee on progress toward goals, based on the IDP.
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated previous research experience relating to complementary and integrative medicine is preferred, but not required. Stated interest in a career involving academic research on complementary, alternative, and/or integrative health topics is required.
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