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The APS Professional Skills Training (PST) program promotes the development of key professional skills among graduate students, postdoctoral students and new investigators by offering effective live and online courses that are appropriate for students and trainees in the life sciences.

APS offers a number of courses and workshops ranging from a multi-day course to a half-day session at a national or regional meeting to a six-week online course. Please note: Some courses require an application process with final selection of the course participants made by staff and/or Course Instructors.

Upcoming Courses

Preparing Effective Physiology Educators (PrEP-E) professional skills training course is for early-career participants who are interested in improving their teaching skills.

Starting to write your first journal manuscript? Learn more about the "Writing and Reviewing for Scientific Journals" course.


Courses are available for members and non-members.
Non-members will pay higher registration fees where applicable.

Application Submission

Applications must be submitted using the APS Online Awards Site. Read the How to Apply Guide for all application details.

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