Program Description
The UI Carver College of Medicine’s Physician Scientist Training Pathway (PSTP) is designed to streamline the postgraduate training and to foster the early career development of physician-scientists who will be future leaders in academic medicine. The PSTP integrates residency training, clinical fellowship, and basic or clinical postdoctoral research training, thus facilitating the transition period between completion of the MD degree and first faculty position. Key features of this pathway include:
* Career mentorship* Individualized training for physician-scientists in accredited residency and fellowship programs of the Carver College of Medicine* Option of research pathways of residency and subspecialty fellowship training in accordance with established criteria for board eligibility if desired by the applicant.* Flexibility in clinical rotations and research training* Wide-range of training opportunities in basic or clinical research* Supplemental stipend for salary and academic allowance