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
July 9, 2024 12:00 pm PSTP Seminar Panel with UIOWA CCOM Distinguished Mentor Awardees
  • Mary Wilson, MD Professor of Internal Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology DMA (2018)
  • Edward Bell, MD Professor of Pediatrics-Neonatology DMA (2019)
  • Peggy Nopoulos, MD Professor of Psychiatry DMA (2022)
  • Joseph Zabner, MD Professor of Internal Medicine-Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine DMA (2023)

Past Enrichment Activities

Date Time Title Presenter/Host Presentations
March 27, 2024 12:00 pm PSTP Seminar "Preparing Your Biosketch"
  • David Stoltz, MD, PhD
November 15, 2023 12:00 pm PSTP Lunch Seminar - Faculty Promotion & Tenure
  • Dr. Peter Snyder, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development
October 25, 2023 12:00 pm PSTP Lunch Seminar - Resident Talks
  • Dr. Karen Cyndari, MD, PhD, Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Jeremy Sandgren, MD, PhD, Neonatology Fellow, Department of Pediatrics
September 21, 2023 12:00 pm PSTP Lunch Seminar - Financial Planning
  • Dustin Krutsinger, MD, MSCE, Assistant Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, University of Nebraska
August 29, 2023 6:30 pm PSTP Welcome Back BBQ
  • Hosts: Dr. Kline, Dr. Stoltz, Dr. Harshman
  • At Dr. Kline's Home

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.