The Five Pathways

Pathways to Discovery offers career development, training, and mentorship via the 5 Pathways. Click on the link to learn more about a specific Pathway.

The Clinical and Translational Research Pathway provides training, mentorship, and professional development to learners who want to improve health through clinical research.
The Global Health Pathway offers courses and educational opportunities to build a background understanding of the vocabulary, problems, and concepts in global health, and to develop tools for success in global health careers.
The Health & Society Pathway prepares UCSF learners to be scholars and leaders in health policy, health systems, health disparities, community engagement, advocacy, social science, and/or behavioral science.
The Health Professions Education Pathway trains leaders who can shape future health professional education as faculty, education leaders, and scholars.
The Molecular Medicine Pathway provides training and a career-support framework to help students and residents envision a "career path forward" that combines clinical practice and disease-oriented laboratory research.