Medical-Scientist Training Program (MSTP) : Survey among graduating medical students
THE PROPOSED PROGRAM
- The Medical-Scientist Training Program (MSTP) will be a flagship program aimed to provide funded opportunities to qualified physicians (i.e. those who have completed their MBBS and internship) who want to pursue basic science and translation research as a career. Selected candidates under this program will be enrolled for PhD degree (3 years in duration) within a structured and mentored training environment. Clinician-scientists under this MSTP program will undergo rigorous, hands-on research, with offerings across a wide range of biomedical research with a special emphasis in the emerging areas of genomics and personalized medicine.
- The program will provide an opportunity for clinician-scientists and future physicians to carry out research across the full spectrum of laboratory, translational, and clinical opportunities under unique partnership between academic, medical and industrial partners.
- Each selected trainee will have a well-articulated career development plan and a dedicated advisor/mentor assigned to him/her.
- Students will receive a Govt. funded monthly stipend of about Rs 50,000/-for 3 years period.