M.D./Ph.D. Admissions

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If you are interested in a career as a physician scientist with a primary focus on performing medically related research, then a combined MD/PhD program may be right for you. The medical school and the doctoral programs included in the University of Michigan Medical Scientist Training Program are consistently ranked as some of the top graduate programs in the country.

At the University of Michigan, MSTP fellows enjoy a high level of support from faculty experts and peers, outstanding academic instruction and an abundance of research resources both on and off campus. We take great care in admitting the people we do, and we look forward to getting to know you too.

You know the Michigan MSTP may be right for you when:

  • You’ve done well academically
  • You’ve had at least 18 months of research experience
  • You’re passionate about science and how it can improve medicine
  • You want patient care to be a component of your professional career