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NIMH Office of Fellowship Training (OFT) Postbac IRTA Training Resources

  • NIMH Pre-Med Workshop for Postbacs
    This half-day workshop is for Postbac IRTAs who are interested in applying to medical school or combined MD-PhD programs. This workshop is held annually in January/February.
  • NIMH Mental Health Career Panel Discussion
    This career panel discussion is for first-year Postbac IRTAs who are exploring their next career steps and are interested in learning about a variety of career paths related to mental health. The panel discussion is held annually in September/October.
  • NIMH Trainee Statistics Seminar Series
    This four-part seminar series will introduce Postbac IRTAs to basic statistical concepts as a foundation for future coursework in statistics. This seminar series is held annually each spring and fall.
  • NIMH IRP Three-Minute Talks (TmT) Coaching and Competition
    Trainees of all levels have the opportunity to compete in the Three-Minute Talks (TmT) Competition by communicating their research in concise three-minute oral presentations. Round One of the competition is held annually between May and August. The TmT Finals Competition is held annually at the NIMH IRP Fellows’ Scientific Training Day.
  • NIMH Interview Skills Workshop
    This workshop will teach Postbac IRTAs key techniques to prepare for graduate or medical school interviews. This workshop is held annually in May/June.
  • Postbac Training Check-In Meetings
    OFT staff meet 1:1 with Postbac IRTAs 6-months into their fellowship for a 30-minute informal check-in meeting. The meeting provides an opportunity for Postbacs to learn about NIMH resources and discuss their lab experience.

OFT staff will schedule this meeting a few months into the Postbac’s fellowship.

For all events, check out the OFT Events Calendar for registration information.