Program Details

The M.D./Ph.D. Program is for students who are committed to becoming physician-scientists.
San Antonio, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Medicine & Premed Programs

Program Overview

Program Description:

The M.D./Ph.D. Program is for students who are committed to becoming physician-scientists and who wish to conduct rigorous, hypothesis-driven laboratory or population-based research into some of the most vexing biomedical problems we face, including: cancer, cardiovascular disease, aging, infectious diseases, obesity and diabetes, neurological/psychiatric disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.

This dual degree program is a seven-to nine-year program, in which students complete two years in the School of Medicine, then embark full-time on their Ph.D. dissertation research for three to five years and then students will finish their final two years in the School of Medicine.

The program was ranked 5th out of 113 programs nationwide that reported training M.D./Ph.D. students during the 2015-2016 academic year and 4th for highest percentage of students who received NIH F30 or F31 grants.

Eligibility Requirements

Please note that if you want also to be considered for admissions into the M.D. program at UT School of Medicine San Antonio, you must submit an application using the TMDSAS application system prior to the M.D. program deadline. 

Additional Program Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Financial Aid: