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Resources for Research Faculty

UMB Research Resources (Full document of all resources)

Resources by area: 

UMSOM Office of Research

  • Office of Research
  • Office of Research Affairs
  • Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Commitment

Professional Development

  • Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
  • Office of Academic Administration (OAA)

UMB Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR)

  • Biostatistics Core
  • Community and Collaboration Core
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Informatics Core
  • Studios Program
  • Research Navigator and ResearchMatch Liaisons

Resources for Grants

  • Institutional information for grants
  • Clinical trial recruitment and retention templates
  • Sample grant applications
  • Sample & templates for budget and budget justification

 Education & Training Resources

  • Clinical and Translational Research Training
  • UMB Writing Center,
  • CITI Program
  • UMB HR’s Learning Hub
  • HS/HS Library Resources

Research Ethics Courses
Two courses are available:

  • Research Ethics (CIP 907)
  • Responsible Conduct/Research (CIP 909)

NIH Rigor & Reproducibility Training

The NIH has a selection of online training for pre-clinical and clinical research to enhance rigorous experimental design and training.

Core Facilities

  • UMSOM Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources (CIBR)
  • UMSOM Biostatistics Shared Service
  • General Clinical Research Center (GCRC)
  • UMB Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR)
  • Human Research Protections Office


  • Tools for identifying mentors and collaborators
  • Mentoring and Career Stage Working Group (WIMS)

Scientific Writing Resources

  • Scientific Writing Resources at UMB
  • Books, Articles and Podcast recommendations
  • Free and fee-based courses and certificates

Funding Databases

  • UMSOM Internal Funding Opportunities
  • Searchable Funding Databases
  • Email Alert Databases

External Online Communities

  • National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)
  • Edge for Scholars

Women Faculty

  • Women in Science and Medicine (WIMS)

Postdoctoral Scholars

  • Office of Postdoctoral Scholars, UMSOM

Mini Library

RCD’s “Mini Library” provides access to books that are relevant to developing the professional skills and success of an academic research career of SOM faculty including:

  •  Ask for It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want
  • Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
  • Not Discussed: The Unspoken Rules for A Career in Academic Medical Research
  • The Power of a Positive No: Save the Deal, Save the Relationship – And Still Say No
  • And many more… (click on link above for a complete list)

Conflict Resolution

  • Center for Dispute Resolution at the University of Maryland (C-DRUM)
  • Office of the Ombuds
  • Center for Dispute Resolution - Workplace Mediation Service

Wellness Resources

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • UMB Guidance Resources