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Deadlines & Requirements

MD-PhD Application Timeline

  • AMCAS application opens: May preceding the year of expected entry
  • Applicants interviewed: September–January
  • Final decisions sent to applicants: December–March
  • Applicants Second-Look (revisit Rochester once you have received your Offer of Acceptance): March–April
  • MD-PhD programs start: August

Requirements for Admission

  • Satisfy SMD prerequisites
  • Demonstrable research experience
  • Strong background and interest in medicine and biomedical science
  • Competitive academic record and MCAT