Choose a dual degree course of study to earn your M.D. while also earning a Ph.D. through the Biomedical Sciences program.
Offered through the School of Medicine Columbia, the program will give you a deeper understanding of medical research and how it applies to patient care. When you've completed the program, you'll be able to practice medicine and conduct high-impact research.
Learn about ultrasound technology during the medical studies portion of the program.
Where You're Needed Most
Study at one of the top medical schools in the country for producing graduates who practice in underserved areas.
Tier 1 Research University
Get a degree from a leading university with the top-tier research designation from the Carnegie Foundation.
Work with faculty researchers who are studying a variety of disorders in order to improve patient care.
What You’ll Study
Over the course of seven years, you'll alternate between a focus on basic science courses and hands-on research in the M.D. program and exploring specific research interests in the Ph.D. program. You'll be able to streamline courses that overlap while developing the clinical and research skills you need to reach your professional goals.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making
Providing medical care to individuals who have been injured or harmed
Introducing new ideas, methods or products to improve performance or achieve a specific goal
Understanding and using specialized language and vocabulary in health care settings
Organizing and overseeing tasks to achieve specific goals
Communicating scientific research and findings in a clear, accurate and compelling manner
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
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