Training for residents utilizing the American Board of Internal Medicine Research Pathway
The Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to the career development of physician-scientists and provides an outstanding environment for receiving exceptionally high-quality clinical and research training. The Physician-Scientist Training Program utilizes the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Research Pathway to facilitate combined clinical and research training of individuals who are committed to careers in academic medicine. Training is enhanced by membership in the Harrison Society.
Training with dedicated mentors
Since 1999, the Vanderbilt PSTP has attracted incoming residents who seek high-quality clinical training combined with cutting-edge research opportunities and who aspire to become future leaders in academic medicine. Sixty-nine alumni have completed the program since its inception. Today, 32 residents and fellows representing 23 different medical schools are enrolled in the program. We matriculate up to seven trainees each year. Two-thirds of our trainees hold combined MD and PhD degrees.