University of British Columbia

Life Science Institute

MD/PHD - Medical Doctor and PhD

Address:

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

170-6371 Crescent Road

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

Canada

Phone:

1-604-822-2848

Fax:

1-604-822-5802

Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.D/Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This is an integrated program jointly offered by the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Its purpose is to provide selected and highly qualified students the opportunity to combine their medical school experience with intensive scientific training in pursuing a career as clinician-scientists in a chosen field. The program is designed so that students can receive the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees after successful completion of six to seven years of enrolment. The program is built upon the regular M.D. curriculum, but is further customized to meet the unique career goals of individual students based on their background, previous research experience, and their chosen medical field of expertise. Graduates of the M.D./Ph.D. program are trained as competent physicians, as well as skilled scientists who can sustain a successful and competitive clinical investigative career.

Accreditation:

Public Canadian University

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City