Combined Degree and Physician Scholar Programs

The Combined Degree and Physician Scholar Programs Office serves as home base for Penn’s large and vibrant MD/PhD (MSTP) program. In addition, we provide information and resources to prospective and current Perelman medical students who are interested in our MD/Master's programs and elective year out & short-term research opportunities.

Combined Degree Programs

MD/PhD Program (MSTP)

MD/Master Programs:

Students should review the MD/Master's Overview page for general information first, then visit the MD/Master's program page of interest for specific information:


Elective Research - Advising & Resources

The Combined Degree Office provides advising and resources to assist Perelman medical students, who are interested in pursuing short term and/or year out elective research opportunities:

Research Opportunities for MD Students


The Combined Degree Office sponsors many events and activities for Perelman medical students throughout the year:

Events and Activities

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