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.

Upcoming Events

Date Time Event Presenter/Host
January 31, 2018 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar: "Panel Discussion with Recent PSTP Graduates: Drs. Lyndsay Harshman & Alejandro Pezzulo
February 26, 2018 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar: "How the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation works to turn discovery into global health benefits" Dr. Jeff Murray
March 7, 2018 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar: "Scholarly Impact/Impact Factors" Dr. Mirko Von Elstermann
April 12, 2018 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar: "Personal Sustainability for Resilience" Maggie Moore, LISW
May - Date/Time TBD   PSTP Recognition Dinner  
June 19, 2018 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar: "PSTP Trainee Research Presentations" Drs. Lisa Morselli and Qiang (Johnson) Zhang

If you are interested to present career development, continuing education or research project(s) in 2018 please contact us at pstp@uiowa.edu with the details.

2017  Past Events

Date Time Event Presenter/Host
December 12, 2017 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar: "Keeping Current" Mirko Von Elstermann, PhD
December 11, 2017 6:30 p.m. PSTP Interview Day and Dinner Kline Home
November 9, 2017 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar:  "Intellectual Property" Paula DeGrandis, JD, MS
October 30, 2017 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar:  "Implicit Bias Training" Sherree Wilson, PhD

David Moser, PhD
May 17, 2017 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar: "The effect of alpha synuclein overexpression on dendritic spines of the prefrontal cortex in a mouse model of Dementia with Lewy Bodies"  Georgina Aldridge, MD, PhD
  12:30 p.m. Lunch Seminar: "New insights into the structure and function of respiratory mucus" Anthony Fischer, MD, PhD
April 10, 2017 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar:  "Tips on Giving a Research Talk" Mike Welsh, MD
March 22, 2017 6:00 p.m. PSTP Recognition Dinner - Backpocket, Coralville Joel Kline, MD

David Stoltz, MD, PhD
February 27, 2017 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar:  "Introduction & Applications of 1st, 2nd, 3rd Generation Sequencing" Kin Fai Au, PhD
January 25, 2017 6:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar: "The Grant Review Process" David Stoltz, MD, PhD
 

2015-2016 Past Events

       
Date Time Event Presenter/Host
December 9, 2016 6:00 p.m. PSTP Interview Day and Dinner Kline Home
November 28, 2016 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar/Presentation:  "How to Write a Specific Aims Page" Paul Casella, MFA
November 11, 2016 6:30 p.m. PSTP Interview Day and Dinner Kline Home
October 11, 2016 12:00 p.m. Seminar: "PSTP Trainee Research Presentations" Christine Cho, MD, PhD

Alberto Serrano Pozo, MD, PhD
September 28, 2016 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar/Presentation:  "Team Science" Greg Stewart, PhD
August 31, 2016 6:00 p.m. PSTP Kick-Off Welcome Back BBQ Joel Kline, MD
March 2, 2016 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar "Conversations with  Dr. Sommer - Bloomberg School of Public Health" Alfred Sommer, MD

Johns Hopkins
February 17, 2016 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar "Research Projects in the Core" Dave Meyerholz, DVM, PhD
December 11, 2015 6:30 p.m. PSTP Interview Day & Dinner Joel Kline, MD
November 13, 2015 6:30 p.m. PSTP Interview Day & Dinner Joel Kline, MD
November 2, 2015 12:00 p.m.         Lunch Seminar "VA Research and Funding Opportunities" Mark Yorek, PhD
September 9, 2015 12:00 p.m. Lunch Seminar "How to Review a Manuscript" Curt D. Sigmund, PhD

 

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.