Department of
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Medical Student Research Training

FAER Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship

FAER created the Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship (MSARF) to encourage talented medical students to consider careers in anesthesiology research and perioperative medicine. The MSARF program offers medical students an eight-week anesthesiology-related research experience, which typically takes place during the summer. The Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine regularly serves as a host site for MSARF fellows.

To apply, please visit the MSARF website.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

The Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) of the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University was established in 1983 to offer exceptionally talented individuals the opportunity to undertake a physician-scientist training program tailored to their specific research interests. For students who have a clearly-defined interest in biomedical research, the MSTP serves as a bridge between the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and several graduate programs in basic sciences or engineering at either the University of Pittsburgh or Carnegie Mellon University.

The program’s primary directive is to create future biomedical investigators by providing the highest quality graduate medical training. During a six to eight year period, these individuals meet the degree requirements of both the medical school and a graduate school, thus acquiring the knowledge, skills, and experience to begin careers in some of the most exciting areas of medical research. This program offers a range of special services and opportunities to facilitate the completion of a dual degree. In addition to efficiency, the close integration of clinical and basic science training better reflects the future careers of biomedical scientists.

This program is funded partly by the Medical Scientist Training Program of the National Institutes of Health.

Current Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine MSTP Faculty

To apply for the MSTP Program or for more information, please visit the MSTP website.