Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Physician Scientist Training Program

The Department of Medicine’s Physician-Scientist Training Program at the Feinberg School of Medicine focuses on the transition period from graduation with an MD or combined MD/PhD degree to appointment to a full-time academic position as a physician-scientist. Beyond training in the Categorical Internal Medicine Training Program at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, trainees accepted into the program will be guaranteed a position in the fellowship program of any of the eleven clinical divisions in the Department of Medicine and a minimum of $75,000 of support during clinical and research training. The program is co-directed by Dr. Ben Singer and chair of medicine, Dr. Douglas Vaughan.

Learn more about the program via the sections below.

Contact Us

For more information, or to submit an application, contact the PSTP Co-Director, Dr. Benjamin Singer, or Residency Program Director, Dr. Aashish Didwania


Benjamin D. Singer, MD
Phone: 312-503-4494

Housestaff Research Portal

Feinberg has the infrastructure and resources to assist McGaw trainees interested in conducting scientific research. Visit our Housestaff Research Portal to learn more.