Enrichment Activities

Trainees in the University of Iowa Physician Scientist Training Pathway (PSTP) are invited to participate in several career enrichment programs directed toward the physician-scientist. Through these activities, the PSTP trainee will become a member of the large community of physician-scientists at the University of Iowa.

Monthly Seminars and Events

Led by pathway participants and UI faculty members, the series features discussions related to career development, specific research projects, and keys to successful grant applications.

If you are interested to present career development, continuing education or research project(s) please contact us at pstp@uiowa.edu with the details.

Upcoming Enrichment Activities

Date Time Title Presenter/Host
September 16, 2019 12:00 pm Writing for Publication
  • Paul Casella, MFA
October 17, 2019 12:00 pm 'Addressing rigor and reproducibility in NIH grants"
  • Christine M. Blaumueller, PhD
November 4, 2019 12:00 pm Overview of REDCap and TriNetX
  • Heath Davis
  • Ashlee Wilson
December 20, 2019 12:00 pm Research Focus with Fellow PSTP Colleagues
  • Catherina (Cat) Pinnaro, MD, Title: TBD
  • Jennifer (Jen) Streeter, MD, PhD, Title: "Identifying critical mediators for insulin sensitivity and weight loss in the OPA1-UPR-FGF21 pathway"

Past Enrichment Activities

Date Time Title Presenter/Host Presentations
August 29, 2019 6:30 pm PSTP Welcome & Social
  • See August 15 email for details
June 18, 2019 12:00 pm "Pharmacogenomics: What you should know."
  • Colleen A. Campbell, PhD, MS, CGC
May 14, 2019 12:00 pm Institute for Clinical & Translational Science (ICTS) and Clinical Research Unit (CRU) at the University of Iowa
  • Alejandro Comellas, MD
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April 30, 2019 12:00 pm Research Focus: "Basolateral amygdala circuits in defensive behavior regulation." & "Metabolic Control of Placental Development"
  • Dr. Aubrey Chan
  • Dr. Sarah Wernimont
March 27, 2019 6:00 pm PSTP with MSTP Collaborative Gathering
  • Hosted by Drs. Stoltz and Kline

Interactions with the Medical Scientist Training Program

Partnering with the Medical Scientist Training Program, a weekly calendar of events is compiled from across the university on topics focusing on departments and programs in which current trainees are conducting research.