Career Development Institute for Psychiatry
Dedicated to Launching and Maintaining Careers in Mental Health Research

Important Dates

Application Materials Due: December 22, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: January 2018
Pre-workshop Activities: February–March 2018
Workshop Dates: April 7–11, 2018 (University of Pittsburgh)

Time Estimate for Program Activities, 2017-18

Application Materials: 30-60 minute minimum

Pre-workshop Activities  

  • Career and skills assessment: 2 hours
  • Online didactic exercises: 2–3 hours
  • Oral platform presentation: 2-hour minimum
  • Mock NIH grant review: 1 hour

Workshop: 5 consecutive days including travel

Post-workshop Activities  

  • Trainings and webinar meetings: 1–2 hours every other month
  • Structured long-distance mentoring and goal-tracking: 1–2 hours every other month
  • Telephone interviews: 30-minute minimum every 6 months

24-month Evaluation: 1 hour

Annual Career Progress Survey: 30-minute minimum