The Ph.D. in Clinical Investigation (PCI) provides rigorous advanced training that prepares you for an independent research career in clinical and translational science.
- The Einstein-Montefiore PCI track can prepare you to conduct research that will improve the health and welfare of society using clinical and translational research methodology.
- PCI is offered for Ph.D. students enrolled in Einstein’s graduate division and for M.D./Ph.D. students in Einstein’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP).
We invite you to learn more, and to consider joining the ranks of like-minded scholars who are putting the Ph.D. in Clinical Investigation to work here at Einstein … and across the globe.
Applying to the Ph.D. Program
We invite qualified applicants to pursue an Einstein Ph.D.
- On the respective application, indicate your interest in being considered for the Clinical Investigation track.
- In addition, you may email either questions to PCI@einstein.yu.edu, or contact any of the program directors:
- Paul Marantz, M.D., MPH, Associate Dean for Clinical Research Education
- Louis Weiss, M.D., MPH, Co-Director, Global Health Center
Clinical Investigation: Ph.D.
The Ph.D. in Clinical Investigation (PCI) program offers research and course opportunities designed to enable interested students/scholars to explore this track. For example:
- First year graduate students are encouraged to take the course, Design and Conduct of Clinical Research, which provides an overview of clinical research methodology.
- Any number of the three rotations that are taken by graduate students in year one can be arranged with PCI Faculty.
Based on these first-year experiences, Ph.D. students will declare their interest in the Ph.D. in Clinical Investigation (PCI) track by the end of the first year. After that, students undertake the additional required courses for the PCI track.
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