MD | PhD Program Admissions
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Pursuing a career as a physician scientist with a primary focus on performing medically related research.

The medical school and the doctoral programs included in the University of Michigan Medical Scientist Training Program are highly regarded among the top graduate programs in the country.

At the University of Michigan, MSTP students 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.

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.
Commitment to Diversity

Our dedication to academic excellence for the public good is inseparable from our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Virtual Information Sessions

Interested in learning more about our MSTP? We host virtual host information sessions in January, March and May that include a brief presentation followed by an informal chat with current MSTP fellows and program staff to answer questions about our program, the admissions process and the University of Michigan Medical School. Please check back for registration links! 

Find Your Perfect Fit

Students share their stories with the MD/PhD Program at the University of Michigan Medical School.