MD Program
A Better MD

Everything in our program is built around your journey to become the physician you want to be. We’re looking for the total package. We hope you are, too.

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About the MD Program

Our program features:

  • Systems-based basic science curriculum
  • Applied learning in the clinical setting
  • Mentored personal and professional growth
  • A balanced quality of life
  • More time and flexibility to pursue your passions in your third and fourth years
Contact Us
Medical School Admissions
6100 THSL
1135 Catherine Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5726
Phone: 734-764-6317
Group of students seated at round tables looking at Black woman standing at podium Admissions

Everything you need to know about our process for selecting the next entering class is right here.

  • Learn about our admissions process
  • Female student wearing earbuds and Michigan hoodie looking at anatomy textbook with laptop in background Curriculum

    We continuously and strategically review, update and enhance what and how we teach with student input at every stage.

  • Explore our curriculum
  • Closeup of a person writing Financial Aid

    The majority of our students receive some kind of financial aid, which could include loans, grants and scholarships.

  • Discover how to pay for your med school education
  • Group of Black and brown-skinned medical students with white woman seated at a table outside with flowering bushes in background Our Community

    Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect from the day-to-day living side of things at the University of Michigan Medical School.

  • Discover your U-M home
  • Back of young female with brown braid and blue U-M Medical School backpack overlooking scenic moutain area Opportunities

    Our program is designed to give you plenty of opportunities to continue doing what you love while exploring new topics.

  • Explore opportunities
  • Young female and male doctors looking seriously at radiology images Residency & Career Development

    Our Career Development program supports you with everything you need to make decisions for your next step.

  • Learn about career support
  • Did You Know?

    Our M-Home learning community gives students a base of support throughout all four years of training, from small group interactions with peers from all classes to individual coaching from faculty mentors.

    The University of Michigan is the #1 U.S. public university in research volume, with more than one third coming from the Medical School’s $700+ million in expenditures. The School's robust research enterprise places us among the top ten schools in NIH funding.

    More than 50% of our students receive some type of gift aid (scholarships and/or grants), totaling over $14 million each year.

    Mission: Bold & Innovative

    Our mission is to cultivate a learning community that engages all in bold and innovative education for the advancement of science, health and health care delivery. We seek those who are ready to join us and make a difference. Learn more about how to apply.

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