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Thriving at NIH means growing as a scientist, as a professional, and as a person. Think beyond your research and take a broad view. Consider your training through the lens of professional skills that are considered to be important in healthcare, research, and research-related careers. Focus on these professional skills as you plan your NIH training experience. View your training as having three overlapping, but distinct, phases. Explore our recommendations for allocating your time and effort and how to approach each of these phases below.

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