Combined MD

M.D./Ph.D. Program:

The School of Medicine and the Graduate Division have developed a joint M.D./Ph.D. program. The candidate must be admitted independently to both the UCSD School of Medicine and the Department of Bioengineering (via the Medical Scientist Training Program).  Candidates are accepted into UCSD's Medical School first and apply to the BENG Ph.D. degree during their second year of medical school study.  Additional information on the program can be found at:

Interested students are encourage to contact the MST Program Manager, Mary Alice Kiisel, at 858-534-0689 or