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MD Thesis Requirement

A student's research is presented as a formal bound thesis during the fourth year. The M.D. thesis must fulfill the following minimal requirements (in order for final submission of bound copy):

  • Title page (Title page formatting - PDF, Word). Title should not exceed 100 characters including spaces between words.
  • Abstract Page The abstract should be placed immediately after the title page. A copy of the abstract may be submitted to the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine.
  • Acknowledgements (personal and faculty acknowledgements, grant support, departmental support, etc)
  • Table of Contents, with page numbers for each section.
  • Introduction (relevant review of the literature).
  • Statement of purpose & hypothesis