Physician Scientist Training Pathway (PSTP)

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is one of eight departments that participate in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine’s Physician Scientist Training Pathway (PSTP).  The PSTP promotes the training and early career development of physician scientists who will become future leaders in academic medicine.  The Pathway integrates the transition period from completion of MD degree through residency, subspecialty fellowship training and an individualized training plan in basic or clinical postdoctoral research.

Across the nation, there are only 14 Pediatric Departments that offer the PSTP.  Under the leadership of Yatin Vyas, MD, MBBS, the Pathway demonstrates our Department’s commitment to fostering the career development of trainees for an academic career.

Individuals interested in the Pediatric PSTP are encouraged to contact Yatin Vyas, MD, MBBS.

Contact

Yatin M. Vyas, MD, MBBS
Director, Pediatric Physician Scientist Training Program
Mary Joy and Jerre Stead Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Vice Chair of Research
Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
yatin-vyas@uiowa.edu

PSTP Committee Members 

Alexander Bassuk, portrait

Alexander G. Bassuk, MD, PhD    
Director, Division of Pediatric Neurology
Professor of Pediatrics – Neurology
Professor of Neurology
alexander-bassuk@uiowa.edu
                         

Damian Krysan, portrait

Damian Krysan, MD, PhD
Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Professor of Pediatrics – Infectious Diseases
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
damian-krysan@uiowa.edu

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