There are three primary sources of support for trainees.

  1. The division is the recipient of an NIH training grant; positions for fellows are funded through this mechanism. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents to be eligible.
  2. Individual investigators fund fellows from research grants.
  3. Some fellows are funded through their home institution or obtain funding from other sources.


Individuals who wish to apply for a Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship should please:

  1. Email a letter of application stating why you wish to train in Clinical Pharmacology to
  2. Attach a current CV.
  3. Indicate if you are eligible for T32 training grant. (Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident.)
  4. Indicate if you have identified a source of funding that will support your salary during fellowship training.

Vanderbilt University welcomes applications from all individuals who come from diverse populations that are under-represented in science or academia, including but not limited to racial and ethnic minorities, individuals from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, and individuals with physical disabilities. If you would like to let us know how you might contribute to diversity in this way, please indicate which of these categories you identify with when you complete our application.

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Downtown Nashville, Tennessee at night

Relocating to Nashville

For information on relocating to Nashville and other facts about our great city, please see the Office of Biomedical Research Education & Training's Relocation Page here:




Information about Nashville for prospective fellows

2015, Forbes says Nashville is one of the top cities for business and career.

2014, Time says Nashville and its economy are on fire, sparked by a booming cultural scene, world-class health care, rising universities--and a really good spot on the map


2013, Forbes has named Nashville as one of the most promising places to live and work  

2011, Nashville named to Bloomberg’s 50 best places to live

In 2006, Vanderbilt University was ranked by "The Scientist" as one of the "Best Places to Work in Academia:"