Our program's structured curriculum and one-on-one advising give you the resources to succeed on your path to becoming a clinical translational scientist with an average program duration of seven to eight years.
Our medical curriculum sets the stage for a gratifying career and lifelong learning.
Your clinical training begins right from Day 1 and continues through the PhD portion of your training with our Longitudinal Clinical Mentoring Program.
The University at Buffalo Academic Health Center brings together the talents of clinicians, educators, and researchers to provide superb research and educational environments to foster basic discovery in the biosciences, health-sciences translational research, preventive and interventional clinical trials, superb clinical care, and training of the next generation of health care practitioners in these disciplines.
Diverse research opportunities form the heart of our program.
Whether your calling is in the basic sciences, public health, engineering, or cancer sciences, we're sure you'll find your fit here.
You will train in both tracks concurrently throughout your MD-PhD program, cross-applying your insights into research and patient care.
The international focus on translational research, rapidly putting laboratory discoveries to use in improving patient care, has created a high demand for physician-scientists.
As a student in our program, you will: