M.D./Ph.D. Program

The M.D./Ph.D. program at the Wayne State University School of Medicine is aimed at a few highly motivated individuals. Our program combines outstanding scientific training with state-of-the-art clinical medicine to train individuals as physician-scientists, excelling in careers in research and education. Our program is uniquely structured to integrate clinical and scientific experiences through all years of training. 

Current Students

Welcome to our new matriculants for the 2022-2023 year:

  • Abbie Bauer
  • Ece Erder
  • Nevil Khurana
  • Jessica Long
  • James Soetedjo

Students Returning to Medical School training (YR 3):

  • Scott Baughan
  • James Matchynski
  • Nolan O'Hara

Congratulations to the following students who have been granted national awards or fellowships:

  • Gregory Schwing, NIH F30 fellowship 2022
  • Tabitha Moses, NIH F30 fellowship 2021
  • James Matchynski, NIH F30 fellowship 2020
  • Nolan O'Hara, NIH F30 fellowship 2020
  • Ashley Kramer, NIH F30 fellowship 2019
  • Anthony Findley, NIH F30 fellowship 2019


Congratulations to our 2022 M.D./Ph.D. program graduates:

  • C James Block, University of Michigan
  • Andrew Kulek, Stony Brook
  • Alexander Yang, University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Contact us

Daniel A. Walz, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Programs
MD/Ph.D. Program Director

Deanna Doña, Manager

540 E. Canfield Ave. 1128 Scott Hall
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: 313-577-1455
Fax: 313-577-8796