Medical Scientist Training Program Courses (MSTP)

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

MSTP Courses

This is a list of courses with the subject code MSTP. For more information, see Medical Scientist Training Program (Carver College of Medicine) in the catalog.

MSTP:8511 Medical Scientist Training Program Research arr.

Research experience. Requirements: Medical Scientist Training Program enrollment.

MSTP:8512 Medical Scientist Training Program Clinical Connections arr.

Experience with physician-scientist preceptor in medical interviewing, physical examination, patient presentation through direct patient interaction. Requirements: Medical Scientist Training Program graduate phase enrollment.

MSTP:8513 Sitting in the Middle: Physician Scientist 101 1 s.h.

Physician scientists have a unique role in the processes of medical research and patient care. Students study a variety of topics crucial to becoming an effective physician scientist, including critical interpretation of medical literature, time management, imposter syndrome, data presentation, and interactions with patients.

MSTP:8514 Grant Writing Basics: A Focus on Predoctoral Applications 1 s.h.

Introduction to practical and conceptual aspects of grant-writing process, with the goal of completing an NIH F30-like grant; encourages critical thinking about significance, innovation, and experimental design; relate critical information and study design in concise and clear language; practical concepts of grant writing such as specific aims, experimental design, and the grant review process; trainees will present their research ideas, establishing opportunities to give and receive scientific criticism. Requirements: Medical Scientist Training Program enrollment.

MSTP:8515 Medical Scientist Training Program Topics 1 s.h.

Workshops and speakers; focus on a variety of topics including wellness, research presentations, professional development, and on-going faculty research partnerships. Requirements: Medical Scientist Training Program enrollment.