Combined Ph.D. Degree: M.D./Ph.D.

This program trains outstanding physician-investigators whose clinical practice shapes the path of their future bioengineering research in technological advances for treatment and diagnosis of medical conditions.

Where to Apply:

  • Applications are submitted via AMCAS to the MD-PhD program

Our Bioengineers enrolled in the M.D./Ph.D. program satisfy the degree requirements for both degrees within 7 or 8 years..

Additional Information:

You can find additional information online from the School of Medicine. If you are interested in applying, please contact the medical school’s combined degree programs office:

Dr. Lawrence Brass, Director of Combined Degree Programs

Ms. Maggie Krall, Director of Administration



mail:  Suite 100 Annex (room 104) Stemmler Hall

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA  19104-6087

You may also wish to contact some of our current M.D./Ph.D. students to learn about their experiences at Penn:

Alexandra Modupe Adegoke

Steven Baldassano

Ruth Choa

Paul Ginart

Sohaib Hoshmi

James Hui

Lohith Kini

Andrew Liu

Jessica Liu

Nicholas Perkins

Zach Rodgers

Sydney Shaffer

Preya Shah

Ethan Solomon

Hoameng Ung

Christopher Yu