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South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D./Ph.D.)

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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Ranked 5th out of 113 programs nationwide


UT Health San Antonio Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
7703 Floyd Curl Dr.,
San Antonio, Texas, 78229, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program is for students who are committed to becoming physician-scientists and who wish to conduct rigorous, hypothesis-driven laboratory or population-based research into some of the most vexing biomedical problems we face, including: cancer, cardiovascular disease, aging, infectious diseases, obesity and diabetes, neurological/psychiatric disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.
Students receive a stipend of $26,000. The South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program also provides for tuition and fees during all years within the medical school phase of the program.


Academic Fields

Medicine.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Infectious Disease Residency Program.
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other.
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Residency Program.
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Degrees

Doctoral Degree, MD/PhD, MD/PhD


Formats

On-Campus

Keywords

Clinician, Scientist, Clinician-Scientist, Doctor

Contacts

Jennifer Schmerber M.Ed.

Jennifer Schmerber M.Ed.
Program Coordinator, MD/PhD Program
schmerber@uthscsa.edu
schmerber@UTHSCSA.edu
2105671945

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
anthonyc@uthscsa.edu
gsbs@uthscsa.edu
(210) 567-3709

Yvonne Valdez

Yvonne Valdez
Program Coordinator-Admissions, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
valdezy3@uthscsa.edu

Who We're Looking For

Summary

The M.D./Ph.D. program is seeking individuals who have demonstrated a passion for biomedical research. This passion must be described clearly in the M.D./Ph.D. essay. Sustain inquiry and investigation within a biomedical laboratory for at least one year is typically needed. Presentations and/or publications are not necessary but they improve the quality of an application. Sustain inquiry and investigation within a biomedical laboratory for at least one year is typically needed. Some clinical shadowing experience is needed to develop an informed reflection that leads to the determination for pursuing a clinical degree. M.D./Ph.D. programs are very competitive requiring high academic standards.


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Target GPA

B+ = 3.0-3.2

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