The PSDP represents an unprecedented effort by a broad cross-section of U.S. and Canadian pediatric institutions, foundations, and agencies to provide training for a cadre of young academicians who will translate research advances to clinical pediatrics. Because of the unique combination of support from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD and private foundations, all awards are issued as sub-contracts to the sponsoring (fellowship) institution. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has agreed that PSDP awards to its trainees and grants from its supporting agencies, are processed through Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center grants and contracts office. Members of the consortium which have provided funding of positions are: