Prepare for a career that combines biomedical investigation and the practice of medicine.


Why Northwestern?

Our dual-degree MD-PhD program integrates two parallel pursuits: training students to excel in biomedical research and instilling the values, knowledge, and art of clinical medicine. We offer a challenging, individualized program where students interact with extraordinary faculty, peers, and patients, all against the backdrop of a vibrant and diverse city.

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Who We Are

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Leadership Team

Meet director Alan Hauser, MD, PhD, and the rest of our program's leadership team.

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Student Life

Learn more about our current students and their experience in the program.

Meet Our Students

Alumni Outcomes

Our alumni directory provides information on where our talented students have gone since graduation.

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Explore our curriculum to understand how our program integrates clinical and research training and learn about the courses and activities unique to the MSTP.

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Next Steps

Learn about our process. Get everything that you you need to know about applying to the MSTP program: the when, how, who and what to expect.

How to Apply