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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Program

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award program provides predoctoral and postdoctoral training to meet the nation’s need for investigators in biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research. In accordance with the Public Health Service Act and annual appropriations acts, NIH annually transfers a portion of these funds to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Health Resources and Services Administration to foster the training of health services and primary care researchers.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Training Initiative

Year the Collaborative Activity Originated:


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