MD/PhD Program


  • Center City Campus
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Degree Earned

  • Doctorate

Program Length

8 years

Program Type

  • On Campus


Baccalaureate degree 
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Name: Scott A. Waldman, MD, PhD, FCP
Position: Director, MD/PhD Program

1020 Locust Street
Jefferson Alumni Hall, 368
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5244

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Name: Manuel Covarrubias, MD, PhD
Position: Director, MD/PhD Program

233 South 10th Street
Bluemle Life Sciences Building, 221A
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Program Information

Name: Danielle Park
Position: Administrative Director
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Applicant Information

To apply to the MD/PhD program you must:

  1. Apply through AMCAS
  2. Indicate Combined Degree application type
  3. Complete secondary application to SKMC
The deadline for application to the MD/PhD program is October 15th.

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Financial Support

Students accepted into the MD/PhD program are awarded fellowship support for all years of training. This support provides for full tuition as well as a stipend. The 2022-2023 academic year stipend is $33,500 for living expenses. The fellowship support is renewable for each year of study, provided the student maintains the high level of academic performance required by the MD/PhD Program.

Information for Admitted Students

View our helpful onboarding information (PDF) to make ease your entry into the MD/PhD Program.