Rachel McGarrigle is the Director of Education in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Rachel leads the education portfolio of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT), designing and implementing programs to develop a workforce trained to strengthen and support the entire spectrum of translational research, from scientific discovery to improved patient care. Additionally, in her role as Director of PSOM Master’s and Certificate Programs, she supports the rapidly growing professional education opportunities at the Perelman School of Medicine. Rachel's background is in clinical research and education entrepreneurship, which led her to collaborate on the development of an entrepreneurial science curriculum for translational scientists.
Identifying Unmet Needs: Problems that Need Solutions