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Information for Our Community

Whether you are part of our community or are interested in joining us, we welcome you to Washington University School of Medicine.


Research Training Programs

Our degree and training programs in research help future and current scientists build their skills under the leadership of world-renowned investigators.

MD/PhD through the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)
Combined-degreeĀ training program for future physician scientists

Doctoral training in Biology & Biomedical Sciences
PhD programs offered through the Roy and Diana Vagelos Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences (DBBS)

Medical student research
Summer and year-long mentored research programs for medical students, fully funded through the Office of Medical Student Research

Postdoctoral research
Training positions designed to enhance scientific, professional and other skills

Clinical research training
Training programs, degrees, certificates and classes for predoctoral students, house-staff, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff offered through the Clinical Research Training Center (CRTC)

Institute for Public Health
Undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees and programs in public health

High school and undergraduate opportunities

Summer Research for Undergraduates
Prepares undergraduates for the rigor of top quality MD and PhD programs; students from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the sciences are particularly encouraged to apply

Young Scientist Program
Encourages high school student interest in scientific careers, with particular emphasis on increasing participation among underrepresented groups; programs include paid internships, classroom demonstrations, teaching kits and more