Our goal is to produce physician-scientists who will make major contributions to the understanding and improvement of human health. Learn more about our program that draws from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and the UW-Madison Graduate School to ensure that students take full advantage of the remarkable resources and opportunities present at UW for both medical education and graduate research training. Our program is funded in part by a grant from the National Institutes of Health, MSTP T32 GM140935 (formerly T32 GM008692).
Review this collection of resources to learn more about the UW-Madison Medical Scientist Training Program, from our admissions process to our graduate outcomes.
Before you apply, learn about eligibility requirements, prerequisite coursework and more.
Find key dates and deadlines as well as information specific to applying to the MD-PhD program.
Medical and research education are integrated across the entire MSTP timeline.
Get a snapshot of the training and career outcomes, and the impact of your degree from UW-Madison.
Research and training
Our students benefit from UW-Madison's reputation as a world-class research institution. We offer graduate programs in biological sciences, biomedical engineering, population health and related disciplines.
Mark Burkard, MD, PhD, leads the MSTP collaborating with a team of directors with strong backgrounds in clinical practice and basic research.
Events and student involvement
Find out about our annual retreat, spring symposium, weekly seminars and how to get involved.
The Summer Scholars program offers undergraduates, interested in pursuing a MD/PhD dual-degree, a focused summer research opportunity complete with MD/PhD admissions workshops, advising, clinical shadowing and professional development.
Living in Madison
Madison, Wisconsin, is a city for all seasons (yes, even winter). From relaxing lakeside at Memorial Union Terrace to enjoying the natural splendor of the UW Arboretum, Madison is the perfect place to live, study and play.
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Get in touch with program administrators, who can answer any questions you may have about the UW-Madison Medical Scientist Training Program.
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