Physician-Scientist Training Program

(CME Accredited – For US-Practicing Physicians Only)
Live Sessions + Hands-on Research Experience + Leadership and Mentorship Guidance + Certification
(Duration: Full-time 12 Months and Part-time 24 Months)
  • Exclusive: Research education, Analytical skill learning, Hands-on project experience, National conference presentations, Abstract and Manuscript publications, Research CV, Interview preparation, Certification, Research Mentorship, Leadership and Mentorship guidance, and Career Development guidance
  • 12 months of comprehensive clinical research experience
  • Step-by-step, thorough guidance on projects’ formation and execution process
  • The course covers a full spectrum of basic and advanced research education and guidance on translating ideas and thoughts into viable research projects, including observational study, quality improvement (QI) study, systematic review & meta-analysis, literature review, survey study, and case report-series
  • Each month, you will be working on different types of projects, with the USA attending and instructors, and submit them to the appropriate Peer-reviewed National Conferences (AHA, AMA, AAN, ANA, DDW, AASLD, SGIM, APA, EPA, USCAP, etc.) and PubMed/Google Scholar-indexed peer-reviewed journals (Major Publication Houses: Elsevier, Springer Nature, MDPI, BMJ, Wiley, SAGE, Cureus, etc.)
  • Learning opportunities for presenting and publishing your projects
  • 8-10 students (including residents and/or fellows) per group
  • Groups will be monitored and mentored by three mentors Dr. Patel, a Speciality-specific US Attending Physician, and an Onboard Biostatistician
  • Specifically tailored for USA Practicing Physicians and Greencard or Promotion applicants only
  • Grant Writing Training 
  • Stepwise approach to become an Independent Investigator
  • Research-based Inter-Institutional Collaboration
  • Career Development Guidance
  • Leadership and Mentorship Guidance
  • Balancing Research and Clinical Practice
  • Opportunity to participate in the “Annual Research Day”
  • Certification of Completion will  be provided upon successful completion of the training and presenting your work in the “Peer-reviewed National Conference”
  • To graduate from the program, you should expect to have completed 6 Research Studies (Observational Study, Systematic Review +/- Meta-analysis and Literature Review +/- Case Report) and 6 National Conference Abstract Presentations
  • We will provide educational training, but for you to complete the program, you need to choose the specialty, topic, and mentors, and execute your work independently, as Research Update will not take responsibility for the publication or outcomes of results as a part of the publication process