Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Medical Scientist Training Program

Prospective Students

We appreciate your interest in the Northwestern University Medical Scientist Training Program. Our program combines the extraordinary resources of a strong research program with top tier clinical training. We are committed to providing the best clinical and research training for our students. Thus, we regard the admissions process as an important step in our quest to train exceptional physician scientists and future leaders of American medicine. One of our strengths is our community. Our students and faculty are dedicated to creating a supportive and enriching training environment. We appreciate the perspective that our students bring to the program and we highly value all forms of diversity.

Each year, over 500 college students and recent graduates apply for one of 12-15 positions in our program. I invite you to learn more about the admissions process and what makes our program unique via the links below.

Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD


Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD

MSTP Associate Director
Chair of Admissions

PRISM Program

Learn how MSTP Students are inspiring future scientists through the PRISM outreach program.