MD/PhD Program

Phone: 315 464-7719
Email: MDPHD@upstate.edu

Students in the program receive a full tuition waiver and an annual stipend of $22,845.

MD/PhD candidate
The MD/PhD program at SUNY Upstate Medical University is designed for college graduates who seek the medical training and advanced research skills required for careers in academic medicine and medical research. This seven-year, dual-degree program combines our medical school (College of Medicine) with our graduate school in biomedical sciences (College of Graduate Studies).
     One Student's Story

Anna

Anna Nichols, Class of 2012

‘Striking a Balance’ in the MD/PhD Program

With two years of medical school and a doctorate from Upstate already on her resume, MD/PhD student Anna Nichols (pictured above) has transitioned to the final two clinical years of the program. Nichols will earn a dual MD/PhD degree, and start on a career that she hopes will “strike a balance” between research and clinical practice.

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