Cancer Research Training and Education Coordination (CRTEC)

The Cancer Research Training and Education Coordination (CRTEC) program provides cancer research training, experience, and education across the learner spectrum. CRTEC-led programs serve:

  • High-school students
  • Undergraduates
  • Graduate students
  • Medical students
  • Postdocs and clinical fellows
  • Faculty
  • General community members
CRTEC-led program chart
CRTEC-led program chart.

We work with partner organizations that administer cancer-relevant programs. We also provide expertise and/or funding.

  • Cancer Biology Graduate Track at Dartmouth – A doctoral degree-granting program that trains the next generation of scientists and physician-scientists in cancer research.
  • Cancer Faculty Fellows (CFF) – The program's goal is to support and provide resources for Cancer Center physicians so that they may find success leading cancer research. Success is demonstrated by the awarding of cancer-focused external independent grant funding and associated publications.
  • Dartmouth Cancer Scholars – A selective program for undergraduate students from Dartmouth with demonstrated experience and interest in cancer research or clinical oncology.
  • FAST TRACK – A speaker series that aims to increase funded training grants at DCC, the FAST TRACK system identifies, recruits, and supports faculty and trainees to lead and utilize the F, T, R and K awards.
  • Grand Rounds Lectures – Grand Rounds Lectures are held regularly for healthcare professionals and focus on citing new research, care observations, best practices, and many other topics.
  • Program for Oncology Workforce Education and Research Experience at Dartmouth (POWERED) – A comprehensive two-year training research program for undergraduates attending New Hampshire colleges and universities.
  • Translational Oncology Program for Scholars (TOPS) – Active each summer for Geisel Medical School students interested in learning about what it's like to participate meaningfully in research while maintaining a clinical schedule.