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ERIC Number: ED092062
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
Pages: 176
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Postdoctoral Training in the Biomedical Sciences: An Evaluation of NIGMS [National Institute of General Medical Sciences] Postdoctoral Traineeship and Fellowship Programs.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
Since 1958, the NIGMS has engaged in and promoted a program of postdoctoral training with two general goals: To enlarge and improve the pool of manpower available for biomedical research; and to provide for advanced training of researchers in the nation's graduate and medical schools. Conclusions regarding the effectiveness of postdoctoral training include: The post-M.D. program must be retained; post-Ph. D.s must continue to be supported; and a balanced program of support, including fellowships, traineeships, individual research grants, and institutional grants is essential to the nation's continued health. (Author)
National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22151 (PB-231 164/5GA, MF $1.45, HC $12.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.