MD Admissions
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A Transparent Approach

Our approach includes a holistic review, responsiveness to your questions and a transparency that means you'll always know where you are in the process.

Requirements
MD Admissions Requirements

Guidance for applicants and admissions requirements.

MD Admissions Timeline

An in-depth look at the MD application process timeline, facts and figures.

MD Admissions FAQs

Some of the most common questions about admission to med school — and our answers.

About the Admissions Process

We embrace those who work hard to make the world a better place with their whole altruistic and authentic selves. Everything you need to know about our process for selecting the next entering class is right here, starting with our commitment to create an opportunity for you to thrive to your fullest. Our program is designed to launch your impact in medicine and patient care while you train with us.

Each individual’s experience and perspective fold into our collective learning, enhancing the educational environment while enriching a more diverse, equitable and inclusive legacy.

Our holistic review reflects a broad definition of those underrepresented in medicine such as those with disabilities, those who are part of the LGBTQIA+ community, economically disadvantaged, or first generation in their family to go to college, to name a few.

Once you apply, our transparent approach to admissions means you’ll always know where you are in the process. Along the way, we'll do our best to answer your questions so you can make an informed decision, too.

Five Year Admissions Snapshot 2019-2023

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Spotlight On
Interview Day

Through Get to Know Blue — the virtual interview experience at Michigan — you'll connect with a diverse group of people from our Medical School community who are passionate about what they do and the path they have followed.

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9316
Applications
444
Interviews Scheduled
326
Admissions Offers
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Contact Us
University of Michigan Medical School
6100 THSL
1135 Catherine Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5726
Phone: 734-764-6317
It's a Match
Annual Residency Matching Event

A momentous occasion where graduating medical students learn where they have been accepted for residency training. Read more about past graduate experiences.

Match Day
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Department News
Jay Brito Querido, PhD, and Peter Todd, MD, PhD, receive an award from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
U-M Medical School researchers Jay Brito Querido, PhD, and Peter Todd, MD, PhD, are recipients of a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
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Health Lab
Multimodal AI model may guide personalized treatments for tuberculosis
AI approach helps researchers interpret large biomedical data sets to accurately predict tuberculosis treatment prognosis
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Breaking Down Mental Health
Pediatric Depression
In this episode, learn to differentiate between depression presentation in children versus adults and determine appropriate screening tools for depression for the screening of children and adolescents.
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Points of Blue
Alli Ruff, MD, MHPE: Helping students succeed
Alli Ruff, MD, MHPE is a clinical associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. Originally from Florida, she came to Michigan after earning her MD from the University of Miami and completing an internal medicine residency at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. Dr. Ruff loves working with learners at all levels and fills many roles around the medical school. Find out how she faces challenges as a physician and her most important advice for medical students.
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Points of Blue
Gabriela Leticia Maica: Breaking through language and cultural barriers
Gabriela Leticia Maica (she/her/ella), pictured far right above, comes from Staten Island, NY.
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Points of Blue
Brandon Lu: Seizing opportunities
Brandon Lu (he/him/his) is from Basking Ridge, NJ and graduated from NYU in 2021. Before attending college and opting for an MD/PhD in med school, Brandon was involved with the Structural DNA Nanotechnology lab at NYU.