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

Why Northwestern?

Our seven-to-eight-year, MD-PhD dual-degree program emphasizes building both clinical and research skills. We offer a challenging, individualized program where students interact with extraordinary faculty, peers and patients, all against the backdrop of a vibrant city.

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Who We Are

Director's Message

Meet director Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD, and learn more about his vision for the program.

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Current Students

Our students come from a wide variety of undergraduate programs. Get to know our current students.

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 section to better understand how the program integrates training for the two degree and learn about our unique MSTP-specific courses.

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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