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MD/PhD Program

The MD/PhD program is available to selected medical students who wish to consider research careers and medical practice.  Medical students wishing to enter the MD/PhD program should contact the Physiology department directly in order to be considered for admission. The minimal requirements for formal coursework is reduced to 24 semester hours with up to 24 hours of formal coursework being transferred from the student’s medical school curriculum. There is no reduction in the required standards of academic and research achievement.