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The Child & Family Research Institute is committed to the education and training of our research community including full-time trainees (masters and doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and clinical research trainees), summer students, and clinical research coordinators.
First established in 2003, the Research Education Office at the Child & Family Research Institute organizes education and networking events for trainees, coordinators and the public, including the annual Mini Med School series; administers trainee funding competitions; and manages the institute's summer student research program for undergraduate and medical students.
For more information on the education and training opportunities at CFRI and to access the Research Education Program event calendar visit the CFRI Training website.
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