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Interdisciplinary training program for KUH predoctoral trainees and postdoctoral scholars across Chicago


The city of Chicago has a rich history of innovation in manufacturing, art and science. The six public and private academic institutions that compose the interdisciplinary Chicago Kidney Urology Hematology network FOR city-Wide reseArch tRaining and career Development (Chicago KUH FORWARD) are committed to the second-to-none spirit of the city and are eager to innovate KUH research training.

About Us

What We Do

TL1 Training Program

We support predoctoral trainees and postdoctoral scholars engaged in research across the fields of benign kidney, benign urology and benign hematology (KUH).


Chicago KUH FORWARD provides research training and professional resources and opportunities for our trainees and their mentors.


Find out how we are working to build interest in KUH research early in the scientific pipeline through numerous outreach programs.

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Graduate Research Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.
Visit the housestaff research portal

Diversity & Inclusion

Our program and all of our participating institutions and partners are committed to sustaining a diverse and inclusive training and mentoring environment. We believe diversity and inclusivity is necessary for the innovation we pursue.

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