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Key aspects of the Physician-Scientist Program:

  • The program is open up to 2 residents per year.
  • Applicants with an MD-PhD, MD-MPH or an MD with an extensive research background are encouraged to apply.

Faculty Mentorship Disciplines include:

  • alcohol and substance abuse
  • eating disorders
  • global mental health
  • neurodevelopment disorders
  • neuromodulation
  • psychotic disorders
  • women’s mood disorders

The Department of Psychiatry commitment to PSTP scholars will include:

  • Protected time for research activities – 20% in PGY2 and 50% time in PGY3 and PGY4
  • $50,000 per resident to support research activities and travel to professional meetings
  • Monthly professional development seminars, including grant writing and career planning
  • Opportunities to participate in scientific and professional development seminars and journal clubs across the School of Medicine

Program Leadership:

The program is led by Brad Gaynes, MD, MPH, Director of Research Training and John Gilmore, MD, Vice Chair for Research.