La Jolla, California, coastline.


Newly graduated physicians entering all disciplines of internal medicine have a fabulous opportunity to bring science to medicine at a level of sophistication that is truly unprecedented. The UC San Diego Department of Medicine offers a Physician-Scientist Training Pathway that provides an unparalleled experience designed to train physicians to be bilingual, to speak the languages of clinical medicine and basic science.

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Wolfgang H. Dillmann, MDUC San Diego has a long-standing, strong commitment to physician-scientist training.

It is a particular emphasis of our Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences. Dr. David Brenner. Dean of the School of Medicine, Dr. Steven Garfin, and our Chair of Medicine, Dr. Wolfgang H. Dillmann (above left). more

Meet Our Program Director

Renate Pilz, MD
Program Director
Chief, VA Hematology/Oncology