MD Academic Requirements

  1. Students must fulfill all of the requirements of the MD Program within the specified time frame in order to be eligible to formally transfer into the PhD Program. The course requirements (first two years) are completed as for the MD Program alone.
  2. In addition, MD/PhD students will also take one (or two) graduate school course during their elective time in the first two years of their undergraduate MD curriculum (see outline above), or at the latest, during Year 3 of the combined program.
  3. Years 3 and 4 of the medical school curriculum (i.e., Years 6 and 7 of the combined MD/PhD Program) are completed following completion of the PhD graduate studies.
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