Application Deadlines
AMCAS: Applications must be submitted to AMCAS by October 15
Upstate: Applications to the College of Medicine must be complete by December 1
Sam Mackenzie

Sam Mackenzie

"I like the research process, and I want to make that part of my career." Read More...

Admissions Committee

The MD/PhD Admissions Committee is comprised of:

  • Basic Science Faculty
  • Clinical Faculty
  • Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Dean of the College of Graduate Studies
  • MD/PhD Program Co-directors
  • MD/PhD Student

The Admissions Committee considers many factors when evaluating candidates:

  • Strong academic background, including competitive MCAT scores
  • Motivation to pursue a career as a physician scientist
  • Research experience in addition to laboratory courses and a true passion for research
  • Character
  • Volunteer and clinical experience
  • Communication and writing skills