Ensuring the future of U.S. competitiveness and innovation in biomedical research is of utmost importance to NIH. One avenue for achieving this goal is to support a sustainable and diverse biomedical workforce. This page provides information on NIH policies, programs, reports, data and offices dedicated to supporting the workforce.
The Division fosters programs that support innovative training, career development and education of a diverse biomedical research workforce
NIH has launched the Next Generation Researchers Initiative to bolster support for early-stage and mid-career investigators to address longstanding challenges faced by researchers trying to embark upon and sustain independent research careers.
NIH provides funding across the spectrum of research career stages, as well as specialized programs to sustain funding and help accelerate the transition to independence.
Information about how NIH promotes a diverse scientific research workforce.
Reports and data, including Advisory Committee to the Director recommendations for enhancements to NIH support of the workforce.
Statistics and analyses about the NIH funded workforce.