Tools & Resources for Administrative Staff

xTrain - Required for appointing, reappointing and terminating trainees to a federal training program, "xTrain provides program directors, university administrators, and trainees the ability to electronically process and submit appointment forms and termination notices associated with institutional research training grants and career development awards [from eRA Commons]."

NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA) - Dr. Ruth L. Kirschstein, for whom NRSA awards were named, passed away on October 6, 2009. Aside from Dr. Kirschstein’s scientific accomplishments in polio vaccine development, and becoming the first woman director of an NIH Institute, she was a champion of research training and a strong advocate for the inclusion of underrepresented individuals in the scientific workforce.