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Predoctoral Training Program in Reproductive Science, Medicine, and Technology (T32)

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The mission of our CRS Training Program is to train future researchers, educators, and thought leaders in the reproductive sciences, while simultaneously improving human health.

Our CRS Training Program, which encompasses didactics, classic and emerging research technologies, communication strategies, and career development, is enhanced by the theme of technological advances which are being applied to the major reproductive health issues of our day.

We will provide our trainees with:
  • Foundational didactics on adult and pediatric male and female reproductive physiology
  • Advanced coursework in reproductive health and disease
  • Faculty Mentors who span basic, translational, and clinical research in reproductive science and medicine
  • Technology-driven internships/externships through Academic Accelerator Partnerships
  • Professional development upskilling and exposure to diverse career paths through the Career Catalyst Series
  • Ample discipline-related programming and leadership development opportunities through the CRS

Resources for trainees are available through CRS, Northwestern, as well as curated links to professional resources, networking opportunities, career building workshops and family resources can be easily accessed on the Trainee Resources page.

Program Leadership

J. Julie Kim
Program Director
Susy Y. Hung Research Professor
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Science in Medicine) in the Feinberg School of Medicine
Co-Director for the Center for Reproductive Science
Contact information
Email: j-kim4@northwestern.edu 
Phone: 312-503-5377

Francesca E. Duncan, PhD
Associate Director
Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Feinberg School of Medicine
Co-Director for the Center for Reproductive Science
Contact information
Email: f-duncan@northwestern.edu
Phone: 312-503-2172

Pamela Monahan, PhD
Director of CRS Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Affairs
Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Feinberg School of Medicine
Contact information
Email: pamela-monahan@northwestern.edu
Phone: 312-503-6305

The 2021 application cycle is open and the deadline has been extended! Applications are due July 8, 2021.

For more information please contact:

The Center for Reproductive Science
Email: 
crs@northwestern.edu
Phone: 312-503-6303
645 N. Michigan Avenue
Suite 630
Chicago, Illinois 60611