Clinical Sciences Research is located on one campus of the tri-divisional Charleston Area Medical Center, the state’s largest medical center. The goal of the fellowship is to prepare the fellow for a career in academics or the pharmaceutical industry. Experiences include proper design and conduct of Phase II-IV clinical trials and exposure to ethical, legal and regulatory issues in drug and device research. The fellow will participate in hypothesis development, protocol writing, IRB submission, grant seeking, data collection, analysis and interpretation, preparation of abstracts and manuscripts, and research presentations. Preceptorship opportunities of doctoral candidates and residents are available.