3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting an MD-PhD Program

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May 16, 2020 · 9 min read
Students who join MD-PhD programs embark on a journey that combines both medicine and research

MD-PhD dual degree programs are seven to eight-year training programs that educate and prepare the next generation of physician scientists. The majority of MD-PhD programs are designated as Medical Scientist Training Programs (MSTPs), which are funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and provide full tuition and a stipend to their students. Currently, there are approximately 50…