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Application Materials

Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Application

  • Supplemental Form
    In addition to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) application, a supplemental form is required. Please complete the Investigative Medicine Supplemental Form and upload it in the “Additional Questions” section of the GSAS application.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Credentials/Supplemental Materials:
    • Personal Statement of Purpose
      A 500-1,000 word statement describing your reasons for applying to the Investigative Medicine Program, commitment to research, research goals, research experience, background and interests.
    • Letters of Recommendation
      Three letters of recommendation are required from individuals who can evaluate your academic work, intellectual ability, and/or academic potential for graduate work. One letter should originate from a faculty member of your medical school or residency program.
    • Transcript(s)/Academic Records
      A transcript from each college or university is required. Applicants who have attended international institutions where transcripts/academic records are in a language other than English, must submit those transcripts with certified English translations.
  • Examination Scores and Results:
    • General Graduate Record Examination (GRE) results are NOT required.
    • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Official transcripts for Steps 1 and 2 are required (Step 3, if applicable) as evidence of U.S. medical training and qualification.
    • Specialty examinations of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Neurology, Psychiatry or other discipline are required if applicable.
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The TOEFL is required of all applicants whose native language is not English. This requirement is waived only for applicants who will have received a baccalaureate degree, or its foreign equivalent, prior to matriculation at Yale, from a college or university where English is the primary language.