Indiana University School of Medicine


Morris Green Physician Scientist Development Program

The Morris Green Physician Scientist Development Program was created to identify and support pediatric residents and fellows who want to develop careers as pediatric researchers, physician-scientists, and future academic leaders. We recognize that successful physician scientists in training require resources and mentorship beyond the comprehensive clinical training provided in our residency and fellowship programs. As a result, the Morris Green Physician Scientist Development Program provides additional support for research training for scholars through seminars, mentorship and funding.

Program Features

  • Research opportunities range from basic and translational sciences to clinical, public health and health services research
  • Training provided in research methods, ethics, presentation skills, and grant preparation
  • Discipline-specific and interdisciplinary role models for mentorship in academic pediatric careers
  • Funding for scientific travel and books
  • Two visiting lectureships each year invited and hosted specifically by the Morris Green Program
  • Opportunity for an additional year as a pediatric research fellow after residency
  • Monthly meetings with pediatric physician scientist faculty members
  • Annual retreats focusing on career development

Candidates for the program

  • Have advanced research training or experience in research
  • Includes MD/PhD, MD/MPH, MD/MS, or MD graduates
  • Clear focus on academic pediatrics and on developing a research component of his/her career