PhD student in Mark Sutton's Lab.

Our medical scientist training program will help you become a creative, innovative physician-scientist with high-level, in-demand research skills.

MD-PhD Program

Prepare to excel as a physician-scientist, gaining the skill set you need to make your mark as both an investigator and a clinician.

MD Admissions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We know you have questions about how the coronavirus (COVID-19) could impact your impending enrollment, especially if you are traveling to us.

We Prepare You To Be A Physician-Scientist

You will be an integral part of a cutting-edge research team while exploring the broad significance of genetics, genomics and bioinformatics research.

You will learn techniques, strategies and best practices that you will draw on throughout your career as a productive physician-scientist.

Build High-Demand Skills

Throughout your program, we support your growth and development. Our committed faculty — nationally and internationally recognized scientists in the field — mentor you extensively.

As you gain experience and build your own expertise, your mentor will involve you more deeply in our interdisciplinary projects.

Interconnections Will Help Your Research Thrive

Throughout our program, you will have opportunities to grow professionally and learn from top-notch scientists engaged in basic, translational and clinical research.

Our faculty-researchers involve you in cross-disciplinary teams from across the university and in affiliated institutes and research hospitals, such as Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, the UB Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology.

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