MD-PhD Degree Programs by State Combined MD-PhD degree programs provide students the opportunity to earn both the MD and the PhD in areas pertinent to medicine. Below is a list of schools offering a combined MD-PhD degree, with links to their web sites.
History. The program has its origins in the non-NIH funded MD-PhD training offered at the nation's research-centric medical schools. The first dual-degree program began at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1956. Other prominent medical schools quickly followed this example and developed integrated MD-PhD training structures.
MD-PhD dual degree training, which provides scientific training earlier in the training sequence, represents another approach. Since 1964, MD-PhD training has been facilitated by Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) support from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).MD Program PhD Program Non-US Applicants Required Pre-M1 Summer Research Rotations Application Considered for MD Program if Not Accepted into MD-PhD Internal Applicants Accepted from: Program and Link Total Students in Program First Year Students Matriculating Each Year Funding for Trainees (tuition, stipend) Funded by NIH NIGMS MSTP Training Grant.MD-PhD program alumni are doing research, and most have research grant support. Of the 4,628 who responded to the survey question that asked how professional time is split in their current or most recent position, 3,564 (77.0%) indicated spending.
The Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Fellowship (F30) is intended to enhance research and clinical training of promising predoctoral students who are matriculated in a combined MD-PhD training program and plan to pursue careers as physician-scientists. “The three F30 fellowships represent a significant achievement for the students as well as for our MD-PhD training.Read More
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Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health and medical research. The NIH website offers health information for the public, scientists, researchers, medical professionals, patients, educators.Read More
Research activities on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus are integrated with field studies in Africa and Southeast Asia. Inquiries about predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships as well as Ph.D. studentships in the NIH Graduate Partnership Program are welcome.Read More
NIH Global Partnership Program applicants. The MD-PhD Program does accept NIH GPP students in our program; however, these applications do not go through the MD-PhD Program admissions process. Therefore, applicants should not check MD-PhD in their AMCAS applications.Read More
All eligible applicants who are admitted to the MD-PhD Program are considered for funding under the NIH Medical Scientist Training Program Award. Approximately 10-12 MD-PhD students matriculate each year and receive the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) award.Read More
The NIH-designated Medical Scientist Training Program at UT Health San Antonio offers a cohesive dual degree MD-PhD training experience. We welcome a class of seven students each year, with each student bringing a unique perspective and research background to the table. Applicants for our program should have a passion for biomedical investigation as well as the desire to translate those.Read More
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