As a candidate for the Physician-Scientist Program, which offers the full five years of clinical training plus two NIH-funded research years and didactic education, please forward the following information as a single .pdf file so that we may consider your application more extensively before our final selection for interviews. The deadline for submitting your research supplemental is Friday, October 5, 2018.

You can email your Physician-Scientist information to:

A brief description of your research interests and research background (total of 2-3 paragraphs). Please organize as follows:

  1. Research interests – What specific aspect of Otolaryngology is of most interest to you and why (e.g., head and neck surgery, laryngology, otology, outcomes research, rhinology, tumor biology)? If you have a specific study you would like to perform during your research years, please include as a brief outline. Please indicate whether work in a specific Departmental laboratory interests you [please visit our website If you have broad interests and have not decided on a particular research area/laboratory/mentor at this time, please indicate so. Please be assured that your application will not be adversely rated if you don’t have a particular research project in mind. We strongly encourage applications from individuals with interests in clinical and translational research and population health sciences.
  2. Research background  (including number of publications and number of first-author publications)

Resident Contact & Outreach

If you would like more information about our program or life in St. Louis, please let us know. We’d be happy to arrange for one of our current research residents to contact you.

Individuals applying for the seven-year program will be interviewed by a mix of clinicians and physician-scholars in Otolaryngology. In addition, during the on-site interview, applicants will have an opportunity to obtain more details concerning ongoing research at Washington University. If there is a particular research scientist or physician-scholar you would like to meet with during your on-site interview, please let us know.

For more information regarding our program and research opportunities in the Department, please check our website at