Program Overview

Our long withstanding and rich history of educating physician-scientists has produced many leaders in their field.

With PhD program options spanning four UB schools, our students and graduates represent a wide variety of backgrounds, interests, and goals, making for a dynamic community of scholars.

Students in classroom.

Our Current Scholars

Our students experience a true community with 28 classmates. As a tight-knit family, individual attention is a no-brainer.

With a robust and rigorous curriculum, our average completion rate is 7.8 years, allowing our scholars to begin the next stage as physician-scientists prepared and ready to excel.

Where You’ll Go From Here

Residency and Post-doc placements span coast to coast (and even international!), with graduates being placed in a wide variety of fields.

After becoming "double-docs", our graduates exhibit boundless ambition as they continue to lead the charge in translational medicine.

Students at graduation.
Canalside area of Buffalo.

The City of Good Neighbors

The Buffalo Niagara region is a major metropolitan area with a diverse blend of communities, each with its own distinct character. We are known for our welcoming nature and our spirited loyalty. Get past the snowy stereotype and you’ll be captivated. You may never leave.