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UT Health San Antonio Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
7703 Floyd Curl Dr.,
San Antonio, Texas, 78229, United States
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.
Doctoral Degree, MD/PhD, MD/PhD
Jennifer Schmerber M.Ed.
Program Coordinator, MD/PhD Program
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Program Coordinator-Admissions, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
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.