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Educational Opportunities

Training towards several degrees or participation in advanced training programs can occur during a 3rd and 4th year of fellowship. These include:

  1. Master of Public Health degree that is offered through the College of Public Health [more information]
  2. Masters in Medical Education Degree (MME). The purpose of this program is develop a community of academic medical faculty with formal training in education who will create and sustain a culture of educational excellence within the College of Medicine, the university, and the medical education community at-large. [more information]
  3. Masters of Scientific Investigation is a 2-year interdisciplinary effort to prepare post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty from the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy for careers in clinical research through the provision of a structured didactic curriculum in research methods and a mentored research experience. 
  4. Training as a clinical educator can also occur during the 2nd year of fellowship through the Fellows as Clinician-Educators (FACE), a program developed within the Department of Medicine.
  5. Training in Healthcare Quality and Health Services Research occur during the respective 2-year Iowa City VA programs (VA Quality Scholars or Health Services Research Fellowship)