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Since clinical medicine and biomedical research have a unique synergy, Drexel University College of Medicine offers a unique Doctor of Medicine (MD) – Master of Science (MS) dual degree program for medical students interested in competitive residency programs with a research requirement and who wish to connect research and clinical care. Established in Fall 2017, the program prepares graduates for distinguished careers in clinical practice, teaching and research.

Why MD - MS?

Physician scientists are uniquely positioned…

to recognize, understand, apply, and expand clinical applications of basic research.

to identify novel or emerging areas of scientific inquiry that are needed to support clinical efforts.

for distinguished careers in clinical practice, teaching, research and public service.

Our students are engaged in remarkable and diverse research endeavors at institutions across the country. Please join us as they share their work with their Drexel Community. Please don’t hesitate to contact Chava Hurley ( with any questions that you may have.

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