Physician Scientist Training Program Core Training Requirements

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PSTP meets ABIM research pathway guidelines

Internal Medicine Research Program

  • Resident Training: 24 months, including 20 months of direct patient care
  • Intensive Research Training: 36 months
  • Continuity Clinic: one half-day per week
  • Ambulatory Training: one half-day per week

Total training: five years leading to IM certification exam.

Subspecialty Research Program

  • Resident Training: 24 months, including 20 months of direct patient care
  • Fellowship Clinical Training: 12 to 24 months, depending on specialty
  • Intensive Research Training: 36 months
  • Continuity Clinic: one half-day per week

Total training: six to seven years leading to IM and specialty certification exams.