Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Program in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hormone Action

Program Eligibility

NUPEDHA has training slots available each year for two (2) predoctoral trainees and three (3) postdoctoral trainees (MD or PhD) who support the research mission of the National Institute of Digestive Diseases and Kidney Disease.  Trainees may work in the laboartory of one of the NUPEDHA mentors and must meet NRSA citizenship and support requirements:

Predoctoral Applicants

Predoctoral Applicants must be enrolled in the Driskill Graduate Program (DGP) in Life Sciences (formerly IGP) or the Interdepartmental Biological Sciences Graduate Program (IBiS)  at Northwestern University.  Predoctoral trainees must have completed their first two (2) years of PhD coursework before starting an NUPEDHA appointment.

Postdoctoral Applicants

Postdoctoral Applicants must possess an MD, PhD, or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution and must devote at least 75% effort to the training program.  Applicants should be within six (6) years of their terminal degree.

For more information on NRSA eligibility requirements, see the NIH Grants Policy Statement on Kirschstein NRSAs.