Program overview

About the Program

The MD/PhD 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.

Program Overview

Recognizing that the goal of MD/PhD graduates is to pursue careers as clinician-scientists, the mission of the Wayne State University's MD/PhD program is to provide a truly integrated clinical and scientific training experience to our students through all years of the MD/PhD program. Our program is designed to meet the individual needs of each student.

A new component of our program is the offering of an optional Graduate Certificate in Clinical and Translational Science for MD/PhD students.

MD/PhD Program Handbook 2019-2020