MD/PhD Program Mission

Contact: MD/PhD Program
Location: 3104 Weiskotten Hall
SUNY Upstate Medical University
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, New York 13210
Administrative Contact: Krystal Smith
Phone: 315 464-7719 OR 866 388-3956

The mission of the MD/PhD program at SUNY Upstate Medical University is to train future physician scientists who, by combining the practice of medicine in the clinic with biomedical research in the laboratory, are uniquely trained and focused to bring the power of modern science to our understanding and treatment of human disease. The program is committed to the recruitment of students with diverse educational and cultural backgrounds who, having a passion for research in the biomedical sciences and clinical care are dedicated to becoming caring academic physicians.

Message from Our Co-directors
Steven Youngentob, PhD
Steven Youngentob, PhD
Associate Dean, Basic Research and Graduate Studies
Program Co-director
Andras Perl, MD, PhD
Andras Perl, MD, PhD
Program Co-director
Our MD/PhD Program at SUNY Upstate Medical University is committed to providing exceptional training in both clinical medicine and basic scientific investigation to prepare you for an exciting career as a physician-scientist.
Download the MD/PhD 2014-15 Brochure. PDF document