Basic Science Tower, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8651 / 631-444-3219
Medical Scientist (M.D./Ph.D.) Training Program
Physician Scientist Training Pathway (PSTP)

Attached is a brochure about the Physician-Scientist Training Program in Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Virginia. As you know, UVA is an outstanding environment for training in both research and clinical aspects of cardiovascular disease. We offer 2-3 years of protected research time in conjunction with the necessary clinical training for ABIM certification in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine. We are particularly pleased to inform you that in conjunction with the Department of Medicine, we also offer the ABIM approved "fast-track" option for those who are committed to careers as Physician-Scientists. To obrain more information on our program, please visit our web-site at We would very much appreciate it if you could advise your tarainees about our program and post this brochure in a convenient location for those who may be interested.


Coleen A. McNamara, M.D.
Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Department of Medicine
Director, PSTP in Cardiovascular Disease
Associate Professor of Medicine/Cardiovascular Division and
Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics
University of Virginia Health Systems
Box 801394, MR5
Charlottesville, VA 22908

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