Certificate Program in Translational, Entrepreneurial, or Regulatory Science
ITMAT Funding applications are due October 27, 2017
For Postdoctoral Applicants: Entrants must have an MD, PhD, MSN, VMD, or DMD level degree.
For Predoctoral Applicants: Entrants must be students who are or will be enrolled at Penn. Students at other institutions are not eligible to apply.
- All eligible applicants will apply online via CollegeNet:
- Once you have created a CollegeNet account, you can then begin your online application. After logging in, select “Online Application”.
- You will be asked to enter your personal information. Save and continue to program information.
- The Certificate program applications are found under “Perelman School of Medicine Masters Programs”.
- Applicants should select: “ITMAT Certificate Program”
- Applicants may access their application any number of times until submission. Once the application has been fully submitted, applicants can check the status themselves and note the receipt of supporting documentation (transcripts, recommendation letters, etc.).
- Online Certificate Application that includes the following required items:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Personal statement: a one page description of career goals that includes a description of how the certificate meets your educational objectives
- Please note in your statement if you are applying for an ITMAT Funding award
- Research plan: 1-page description of proposed research project
- Entrepreneurial Certificate: project should emphasize innovation with the potential to commercialize
- Transcripts are NOT required for the Postdoctoral Certificate application, only for Predoctoral Applicants
- Upload an unofficial transcript to the online application form
- If you are admitted to the program, official transcripts from your institution must be delivered directly to Penn, via email or mailed to ITMAT Education Programs at ITMATEd@mail.med.upenn.edu or ITMAT Education Programs, 8035 Maloney Bldg, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia PA 19104, Attn: Anna Greene.
- Letter of support from the Research Mentor
- The online application system supports electronic submission of the letters; create an account through the online application to request the letters from faculty
- Letters should follow guidelines listed below
The Mentor(s) letter of support should address the following:
- The commitment to mentor the candidate
- The suitability of the trainee's education objectives for stated career goals
- The feasibility and relevance of stated area of research to be undertaken during the program to include:
- The resources available to complete the research
- The availability of collaborative relationships that may be required to undertake the research question
- Mentor's prior experience mentoring translational research trainees
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