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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

There are no upcoming events. Check back soon for updates.

Past Enrichment Activities

Date Time Title Presenter/Host Presentations
April 28, 2020 12:00 pm PENDING until further notice: Panel Discussions with PSTP alums: Drs. Aldridge, Harshman, and Pezzulo
  • Georgina Aldridge, MD, PhD
  • Lyndsay Harshman, MD
  • Alejandro Pezzulo Colmenares, MD
March 23, 2020 12:00 pm CANCELED until further notice: “Top 10 Things Not to Do to Be A Successful Physician-Scientist"
  • Michael J. Welsh, MD
February 12, 2020 12:00 pm "Nuts and Bolts of K Awards"
  • Gordon F. Buchanan, MD, PhD
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January 15, 2020 12:00 pm Negotiation Skills
  • Azeemuddin Ahmed, MD, MBA
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December 20, 2019 12:00 pm Research Focus with Fellow PSTP Colleagues
  • Catherina (Cat) Pinnaro, MD, Title: "Using genomics to understand phenotypic heterogeneity in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome"
  • Jennifer (Jen) Streeter, MD, PhD, Title: "Identifying critical mediators for insulin sensitivity and weight loss in the OPA1-UPR-FGF21 pathway"

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.