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Application Instructions

Prior to accessing the application form, applicants should review the application instructions (see below, or download the application instructions as a PDF) as well as the PDF EXAMPLE of the online application form.

This will help the applicant prepare the necessary documents and information to complete the online application. Note that the online application must be completed in one sitting; it may not be saved.


You will need the following documents and information:

  • The title of your proposed education research project
  • A description of your proposed education research project following the format detailed on the application (Word or PDF document, no larger than 100MB)
  • A personal statement about how the MHS-Med Ed degree will aid your career (Word or PDF document, no larger than 100MB)
  • Your CV (PDF)
  • Three letters of approval/support that require original signatures (3 PDFs)
    • Approval by the applicant’s department MHS Program Director including statements of:
      • Approval of the time commitment required to participate (35% time each year)
      • How the tuition will be paid (by the department, personally by the applicant, or other)
    • A letter of support from the applicant’s department chair
    • A letter of support from the applicant’s primary faculty mentor , a full-time Yale School of Medicine (YSM) faculty member
  • Personal and contact information for your primary mentor and thesis committee members
  • The applicant must send their full application to their department chair for review prior to submission


Important Dates

Early Submission Review: January 7, 2022, 11:59pm Eastern

Applications received by the early submission deadline will be reviewed by TLC faculty and, if necessary, given feedback for resubmission prior to the 11:59pm January 31, 2022, final deadline.

All applications to be considered for enrollment in the 2022 MHS-Medical Education Pathway Degree Program must be received by 11:59pm on January 31, 2022.

Final Application Deadline

  • January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm Eastern

Acceptance Notification

  • Applicants will receive an email with notification of their acceptance

Contact the TLC with questions: