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About Northwestern MSTP

The Northwestern University MSTP is designed to seamlessly interweave training in biomedical research with the values, knowledge and art of clinical medicine. As well as our location at a widely recognized academic medical center, what sets our program apart is our people, including a comprehensive advising system of dedicated faculty and staff who guide students through every step of MD-PhD training.

Our Leadership  Our Entering Class

The Northwestern MSTP was one of the first NIH-funded MD-PhD training programs in the country and continues to provide students with outstanding resources and mentorship for acquiring clinical and research skills."

Alan Hauser, MSTP Director

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Chicago Connection

Vibrant & Diverse Neighborhoods With Access to Lake Michigan

The Feinberg School of Medicine campus is located in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago along the shores of stunning Lake Michigan. The city is home to an abundance of restaurants, theaters, museums and architectural sites.

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Innovative Community Outreach

All MSTP students have the opportunity to mentor Chicago high school students who are interested in careers in science and medicine through the Promoting Inner-City Youth in Science and Medicine (PRISM) program.


Nationally Ranked Clinical Training Sites

The MSTP provides students with clinical training opportunities in a variety of care settings with diverse patient populations. This rich educational experience is possible due to our Education-Centered Medical Home program and our nationally recognized partner hospitals.

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