Medical Scientist Training Program

Interviews

Our interview program for 2016-2017 is below. Candidates who are selected for interview will be invited to attend on a particular set of dates, during which their graduate group of interest will be highlighted. There is some variation in the schedule, depending on graduate group, but the general schedule below is typical.

Thursday - Dress code: relaxed business casual with comfortable shoes

Applicants will meet with a member of the Medical School Admissions Committee

by 11:50am Check in with the Combined Degree Program
12:15 to 1:45 Lunch and Orientation for the MD-PhD Program & Medical School
2:00 to 3:30 Interview block for Medical School Admissions Committee interview
3:45 to 4:45 Tour with MD-PhD Students
Evening Small group dinners with MD/PhD students at various venues

Friday - Dress code: relaxed business casual with comfortable shoes

Most applicants will have 4 or 5 individual interviews: 2 with members of the MD-PhD Admissions Committee and either 2 or 3 with Graduate Group faculty. (The number of Graduate Group interviews varies by PhD program.)

8:00 to 8:45 Breakfast
9:00 to 10:45 Graduate Group Orientation
11:00 to 1:00 Interview block with either Graduate Group or MD-PhD Committee faculty
1:00 - 1:45 Lunch
2:00 to 4:00 Interview block with either Graduate Group or MD-PhD Committee faculty
4:00 to 5:00 MD-PhD Program Reception
Evening Optional activities: spend time with students and see Philadelphia!

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