Further information and application materials may be obtained by contacting the Program Committee, Current Students in the program, and members of the Neurobiology & Anatomy Medical School teaching faculty.


Students wishing to apply to the MD-MS program should use the CTSI application format. Applications for the coming year are due in early 2013. The Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy anticipates that 2-4 second and/or third year medical students will be selected each year for this competitive program.

Selection attributes

Satisfactory Performance
Satisfactory performance in the first and second year medical school curriculum.
Letters of Support
Letters of support from an undergraduate research mentor and the other from a medical school faculty member familiar with the candidate.
Please use the M.D.-M.S. Reference Form, to be sent to those supplying letters.
Personal Statement
A personal statement (one page) outlining career goals and the role of the M.D.-M.S. Program.
Please use the M.D.-M.S. Personal Statement Form and return it by email as noted on the form.
Interviews with at least two members of the Program Committee.
Strong Interest and Aptitude
Strong interest and aptitude for academic medicine and an interest in neurobiology in particular. It is expected that most applicants for this program have had significant undergraduate research experience, although not necessarily in neuroscience.

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Please review the Admissions section for how to apply to the NBA MD-MS program.