In several recent articles, I proposed the
creation of new graduate programs aimed at training scientific generalists.
Here, I collect and respond to a number of comments and criticisms raised in...
Contemporary scientific research faces
major cultural and institutional hurdles. Some of the primary challenges
include an exploding knowledge base and organizational complexity of many
examine the topic of training scientific generalists. To focus the discussion,
I propose the creation of a new graduate program, analogous in structure to
existing MD/PhD programs, aimed at train...