Admissions

The educational program is designed to develop physicians who are highly competent and compassionate practitioners of the medical arts schooled in the current state of knowledge of both medical biology and patient care. It is expected that Yale-trained physicians will establish a lifelong process of learning the medical, behavioral, and social sciences by independent study. The aim is to produce physicians who will be among the leaders in their chosen field, to sustain and improve health and to alleviate suffering caused by illness and disease, and to provide outstanding care and service for patients in a compassionate and respectful manner.

Important Dates

Apply Online

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Yale School of Medicine. The AMCAS application is available online. After submitting the AMCAS application, you will receive an email inviting you to complete the Yale Secondary Application.

AMCAS Deadlines

  • Early Decision Program Applications:
    August 1, 2017
  • All other MD & MD/PhD Applications:
    October 15, 2017
  • AMCAS Application Deadline:
    October 15, 2017
  • Yale Secondary Application Deadline:
    November 15, 2017
  • Letters of Recommendation Deadline:
    November 15, 2017
  • Interview Invitation Mailing:
    August-February
  • Decision Notification:
    March 2018

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Yale School of Medicine welcomes applicants regardless of documented or undocumented immigration status and endorses the values of the University as stated by President Peter Salovey in 2016:

Yale’s commitment to its students is long-standing, and I am dedicated to maintaining and strengthening the supports and resources we have in place. We admit students without regard to immigration status, and our financial aid policies assure that no student will be denied an education because of immigration status. These policies will continue.

If you have questions or concerns, please visit the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) website.

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Other Degree Programs

In addition to the M.D. Program, the Yale School of Medicine offers a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), a Master of Health Science (M.H.S.), and a variety of other combined degree programs including the M.D.-Ph.D. Program.