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MD/PhD - Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)

The MSTP program allows students to work toward both an MD and PhD degree through the medical school and The Graduate School, respectively. Students are first admitted to the medical school before applying for the MSTP.

MSTP Director

Alan Hauser, MD, PhD
Vice Chair, Department of Microbiology-Immunology
Professor of Microbiology-Immunology and Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Headshot of Alan Hauser, MD, PhD


In their MSTP training, students gain the investigative skills of biomedical scientists (PhD) as well as the clinical skills of physicians (MD).

Program Length: 7 to 8 years

Program Size: 15 students per year

Tuition: All MSTP students receive full support for tuition, stipend health insurance and disability insurance.

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Eligibility and Program Requirements

Please visit the MSTP site for more information about elegilibilty and requirements.