Medical Scientist Training Program


The Penn MSTP Program seeks to train and mentor a diverse group of outstanding men and women who will become the leaders of biomedical research, as well as teachers and scholars.

student body

  • Over 185 students - one of the largest programs in the country
  • Students come from a wide range of undergraduate institutions
  • Our students are in 11 different graduate groups: biomedical graduate studies groups plus bioengineering, health care management, history and sociology of science, and anthropology.

student groups

md-phd student theses

Take a look at our list of student thesis defenses

Incoming Class 2017