Bridging the Bed-Bench Gap: Contributions of the Markey by National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Board

By National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Board on Higher Education and Workforce, Committee on the Evaluation of the Lucille P. Markey Charitable Trust Programs in Biomedical Sciences

Because the Seventies there was a major hole among primary organic study and its medical program. in line with this hole the Lucille P. Markey Charitable belief instituted the overall Organizational delivers software, which funded forms of awards to supply education that will bridge the bed-bench hole. those education awards fell into different types: those who supplied major possibilities for M.D.s to have interaction in simple study in the course of and instantly following scientific college and residency, and people who supplied major medical publicity for Ph.D.s whereas they have been predoctoral or postdoctoral scholars. those gives you have been meant to shut the widening hole among fast advances in our realizing of the organic procedure and the interpretation of that wisdom into recommendations for fighting ailments. This file examines the final Organizational provide courses, identifies top practices, and gives observations for destiny philanthropic funders.

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S. For both physician and scientist training programs the Markey 24 CLOSING THE BED-BENCH GAP 25 trustees wanted to aim for the best candidates at the best institutions, but institutions differed in how they selected trainees. General Organizational Grants programs were funded for approximately five years, although many grant recipients were able to extend the grant’s duration. This section describes the kinds of programs supported by the Trust to enhance the workforce needed to address bed-bench gaps.

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