October 20, 2015

Department of Pediatrics to host Annual Pediatric Child Health Research Center Meeting

This weekend the Department of Pediatrics will be hosting the annual NIH/NICHD meeting of the pediatric Child Health Research Centers https://www.nichd.nih.gov/research/supported/Pages/chrcda.aspx

The centers are supported by a NIH/NICHD K12 award mechanism devoted to training academic pediatric specialists. Established in 1990, the University of Michigan is one of six original funded centers. There are currently 19 programs funded and the University of Michigan will host the Chairs, Program Directors and two physician-scientists from each center review the program and feature the work of the trainees.  

 More information about the University of Michigan CHRC can be found at the link below:

http://medicine.umich.edu/dept/pediatrics/childrens-health-research-center-chrc