Physician-Scientist Training Program Content and Eligibility

Combined Residency and Fellowship Program

The University's Internal Medicine residency program provides training within a diverse patient population across three dedicated teaching hospitals. Faculty are nationally recognized for educational leadership, mentorship, and support in scholarship and research. Trainees may choose two years of clinical training (short track), or opt for three years.

In-depth training in research, or combined research and clinical training, is available in any one of these subspecialty fellowships:


PSTP is open to applicants to the University of Minnesota's Internal Medicine (IM) residency program, or current interns in their first year of training. Successful candidates show a demonstrated desire to pursue an investigative career. Applicants may already have an advanced research degree (MS, MPH, PhD), or substantive research experience as an undergraduate or medical student.

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.