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:

Transparent admissions process →
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MSTP student in the lab

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Both sides of academic medicine bring major personal fulfillment

 Charles with his mentor Dr. Parag Patil

Monday, November 07, 2016

Physician scientists are specially trained to bridge two worlds

Eric R. Fearon, M.D., Ph.D.

Friday, September 16, 2016

He is the Emanuel N. Maisel Professor of Oncology and a nationally recognized investigator in cancer genetics

U-M White Coat Ceremony

Friday, July 29, 2016

Diverse class of 172 will experience many aspects of the new curriculum throughout four years

Sriram Venneti, M.D., Ph.D.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Award from the Doris Duke Foundation allows junior faculty to focus on research

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