MD/PhD Program

Important Dates

  • AMCAS Application deadline: October 15, 2016

  • Yale Secondary Application deadline: November 15, 2016

  • Letters of recommendation and other supporting materials deadline: November 15, 2016

  • Interview invitations sent out: September-February

  •  Applicants notified of admissions decision: March 2017

Application to the Yale School of Medicine's MD/PhD program requires submission of:

For more detailed information, please review the Yale School of Medicine Bulletin.


Unless requested, do not submit copies of any original work published or submitted for publication.


The committee on admissions will begin reviewing MD/PhD applications in the summer. Applications that are no longer being considered for the MD/PhD program will automatically be reviewed by the School of Medicine Admissions Committee for the MD program.

Interview invitations will be sent via email from August to February. MD/PhD applicants will meet with two members of the MD/PhD Admissions Committee, as well as two members of the MD Admissions Committee. All four interviews will be scheduled over a two-day period, which also allows time for attending lectures and meeting informally with students and research faculty.


The MD/PhD Admissions Committee will notify applicants of its decisions in March. Accepted students must send a tuition deposit of $100 with their response form to reserve a place in the class. (The tuition deposit is refundable until May 15.)

Please note that MD/PhD students must be United States citizens or U.S. permanent residents.