MD-MPH Dual Degree Program

The MD-MPH degree requires five years of education. Medical students will complete MPH after the first three years of medical school curriculum and then complete the rest of the medical curriculum.

Please note

While you are in the School of Public Health your financial aid award will be decreased due to the decreased tuition charges. For further information please contact the Financial Aid Department.

Curriculum

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester (MD)

  • Clinical Practice of Medicine 1
  • Gross Human Anatomy
  • Fundamentals 1: Molecules, Cells and Molecular Genetics
  • Fundamentals 2: Metabolism, Human Genetics and Pharmacology
  • Medicine and Society

Spring Semester (MD)

  • Clinical Practice of Medicine 1
  • Host Defenses and Hematology
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Urinary Tract and Renal System
  • Musculoskeletal System and Integument

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester (MD)

  • Clinical Practice of Medicine 2
  • Human Cardiovascular System
  • Lung and Respiration
  • Neuroscience and Behavior I

Spring Semester (MD)

  • Clinical Practice of Medicine 2
  • Neuroscience and Behavior II
  • Endocrine and Reproductive Systems

THIRD YEAR (MD)

Fall & Spring Semesters (MD)

  • 8 weeks each of Medicine and Surgery
  • 6 weeks each of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry and Family Medicine
  • 2 electives (4 weeks each)
  • Core Topics
  • Dilemmas in Medicine

FOURTH YEAR (MPH)

  • Devoted to the MPH curriculum schedule

FIFTH YEAR

Fall Semester (MD)

  • Basic Neurology*
  • Advanced Clerkship in Medicine
  • Surgical Specialties*
  • Transition to Residency
  • 2 MD electives (4 weeks each)

*If taken as elective during third year, additional elective must be taken.

Spring Semester (MPH)

  • Field Training
  • Integrative Project
  • Electives**

** Any remaining concentration area courses in the MPH program.

Questions about the MD/MPH program?

Contact:

Senior Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs

Milling, David

David Milling, MD

Associate Professor

955 Main Street, Room 1201 Buffalo, NY 14203-1121

Phone: 716-829-2802; Fax: 716-829-2798

Email: dmilling@buffalo.edu