The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

Information on National Conferences and Workshops

APSA Annual Meetings

Sponsored by The American Physician Scientists Association (APSA)

The APSA is a national organization dedicated to addressing the needs of future physician scientists with respect to their training and career development.  The APSA strives to be the student physician-scientists' leading voice for improving educational opportunities, advancing patient-oriented research, and advocating for the future of translational medicine.

The converence is an excellent opportunity to meet fellow physician-scientists in training from around the country and hear and meet with world-class keynote speakers, attend fascinating panel discussions, and experience all that Chicago has to offer.

National MD/PHD Student Conference

Sponsored by The University of Colorado Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)

Organized by third-year MSTP students, the conference provides an opportunity for MD/PhD students around the country to present their work and interact with other students and prominent scientific investigators.

Attracting MD/PhD Students into Gastroenterology Workshop

Sponsored by The American Gastroenterological Association

This workshop is designed to encourage future physician-scientists to pursue a career in gastroenterology through a series of lectures and interactive discussions that will emphasize the wide spectra of GI research opportunities.  The workshop will demonstrate how gastroenterologists can cultivate their particular areas of research and interests, e.g. oncology, infectious disease, immunology, nutrition, geriatrics, gender impact, ect.

Full travel grants will be provided to selected students and some meals on site will be covered. Accepted students will recieve a free one-year student membership to the AGA, and one-year subscriptions to the AGA journals Gastroenterology and Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology

The Keystone Symposia is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization directed and supported by the scientific community.

Keystone Symposia will serve as a catalyst for the advancement of biomedical and life sciences by connecting scientists within and across disciplines at conferences and workshops held at venues that create an environment conducive to information exchange, generation of new ideas and acceleration of applications that benefit society.

Keystone Symposia offers scholarship and travel awards to student and postdoc conference attendees. Historically, Keystone Symposia has awarded an average of one-third of all scholarship applicants. Scholarship and abstract submission deadlines are typically four months prior to the start date of a meeting.