The University of Minnesota’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) combines rigorous scientific training with world-class medical education to cultivate the complete physician-scientist.
Our program is one of 50 MD/PhD programs funded by the National Institutes of Health to develop the next generation of physician-scientists. We bring together outstanding, motivated student-leaders and seasoned experts in the field for a training experience that is both challenging and rewarding. Students will gain access to unique training opportunities and new career connections throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul region.
Successfully pursuing this degree requires a true passion for scientific investigation and patient care.
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Congratulations to the 2019 MSTP graduating class! Our soon-to-be grads found out the site of their upcoming residency training during Match Day ceremonies on March 15 at the McNamara Alumni Center.
MSTP students are eligible for research funding from the University of Minnesota Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) through its Translational Research Development Program.