M.D./Ph.D. Program

The Michigan Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)

We prepare physician scientists for careers in academic medicine with a focus on basic biomedical research. More than just an MD and PhD spliced together, our program offers comprehensive support and guidance, integrating academic excellence and flexibility to help you reach your career goals.

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Box of Match Day letters

Friday, March 21, 2014

Annual Match Day ritual loaded with suspense, excitement — experience it here: Video | Facebook Photo Album | Instagram Feed | Twitter (#gobluemed)

William Davidson, U-M benefactor

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Three projects — including the Fast Forward Medical Innovation initiative — will speed U-M research discoveries and ideas to market, and support startup companies launched by recent U-M graduates

Gary D. Hammer, M.D., Ph.D., with family

Friday, January 17, 2014

He began college as a theatre major — and directed a Shakespearean acting company — but now Dr. Hammer is an endocrinologist in the Medical School, specializing in the treatment of adrenal and gonadal diseases

Richard and Susan Rogel

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Richard Rogel will be vice chair of Victors for Michigan campaign, chair effort to raise money for U-M Health System, and lead campaign for scholarships across the university

Monday, October 21, 2013

Eric R. Fearon, M.D., Ph.D., Arline T. Geronimus, Sc.D., and James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., have received what is considered one of the highest honors in the health and medical fields

We work really hard at mentoring and guiding every student in our program, which is our real overall strength.

Ronald Koenig, M.D., Ph.D.
MSTP Director