Institutional Career Development (KL2)

The Institutional Career Development (KL2) program provides a structured mentored scholars training program that charts a path to research independence for early stage clinical / translational researchers.



Connection for Research Career Enhancement is a professional network of K and K-like scholars created to advance the research careers of early stage investigators through information exchange, networking, group learning, and mentorship.

Program Manager

Patricia Avissar
Research Navigator
Director, Research Support
Phone: 305-243-5085
Email: [email protected]


Tatjana Rundek, M.D., Ph.D.
Contact PI, Multi-PI & Co-Director

Gwendolyn B. Scott, M.D., Ph.D.
Multi-PI & Co-Director

Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D.