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School of Medicine MD-PhD Program


The MD-PhD program at Virginia Commonwealth University prepares students for careers that encompass aspects of both patient care and scientific discovery. Graduates become physician-scientists who advance the medical field through direct patient care and innovative research.

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Click here to learn more about the typical timeline for a MD-PhD candidate.



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News and events

Congratulations to Maravet Baig, Sheela Damle, Junghoon Ha, Spencer Harris, Mackenzie Lind, Nicholas Russell, Michal Vascak, and Michael Waters for successfully defending their PhD theses!

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2017 Graduating Class

‌Newest Graduates of the MD-PhD Program!