Physician Scientist Training Program Application Process

Application Process

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New applicants apply simultaneously for the Internal Medicine categorical program and Physician-Scientist Training Program through ERAS. Current University of Minnesota interns may contact the program coordinator.

All candidates are reviewed by Internal Medicine. Research and fellowship interests will be requested after review. Candidates approved by PSTP and the relevant fellowship program director are invited to two-day combined residency/fellowship interviews.

PSTP combined interviews will be held on the following dates in 2018-2019-2020:

  • October 30-31
  • November 6-7
  • November 13-14
  • December 5-6
  • January 8-9

Invited applicants must request a PSTP two-day interview spot through program coordinator Sarah Sexton (not Interview Broker).

The application deadline is November 1.

Required Documents for ERAS

  • Dean’s Letter
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Medical School transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • USMLE Step 1, and Step 2 if available (no minimum score required)
  • ECFMG Certificate, if applicable

The Medical School seeks to attain a diverse learning environment through the recruitment of students who are underrepresented in medicine and may also be underrepresented in Minnesota.

For more information, please contact the Physician-Scientist Training Program Coordinator: 
Sarah Johnson Sexton
(612) 626-9691