Investigative Medicine Program

The Investigative Medicine Program is a Ph.D. program exclusively for physicians in clinical departments. The program is designed to develop a broad knowledge base; analytical skill, creative thinking and the hands on experience demanded of clinical researchers devoted to disease-oriented and patient-oriented investigation. It provides the candidate with individualized experience encompassing formal course work and practical experience, under the supervision and mentorship of a senior faculty member, along with a well defined evaluative process to assure doctoral level experience. Most successful applicants will have completed two or more years of residency training at the time they commence training in the Investigative Medicine Program. Applicants should discuss their interest in this program with the Program Director at the time of interview. Additional information can be found at the Investigative Medicine web site.