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 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.

See why we’re an MSTP like no other! Learn more about our:

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Friday, May 16, 2014

View the 2014 Medical School Commencement ceremony, including remarks by featured speaker Larry Brilliant, M.D., M.P.H., by clicking HERE

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

UMMS leader participated in kickoff for 21st Century Cures initiative — a comprehensive look at what steps Congress can take to accelerate the pace of cures in America

Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D. Ph.D.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

AAAS membership includes some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, corporate and philanthropic leaders

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Juanita L. Merchant, M.D., Ph.D., and Lisa A. Newman, M.D., M.P.H., honored for their contributions to the betterment of women through scholarship, leadership and service

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

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