About the Program

The Northwestern University Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) prepares students for exciting and rewarding careers combining biomedical investigation and the practice of medicine.

Through an integrated, seven- to eight-year course of study, MSTP students earn a MD-PhD dual degree and develop research and clinical skills. Our graduates have gone on to positions in the nation's top residency and fellowship programs and careers as medical school faculty members, heads of major divisions of the National Institutes of Health, and leaders in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

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Congratulations to our latest Fellowship awardees!

Adenike Adewuyi, UNCF-Merck Graduate Dissertation Fellowship.
Sara Fossum, NHLBI NRSA F30.
Samuel Harvey, NCI NRSA F30.
Sherry Lee, NCI NRSA F30.
Douglas Wilcox, NIAID NRSA F30.

Dr. Chetkovich

Dane Chetkovich, MD, PhD
MSTP Director

Welcome to the Northwestern University Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). We are delighted that you have taken the time to learn more about the breadth and quality of our research and clinical training programs.

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