Degree Programs

MD Program (4 years)

The UMMS MD program pledges to provide students with a comprehensive and personally rewarding medical education of the highest quality, preparing our graduates to be caring, competent productive and fulfilled physicians serving a diversity of patients, communities and the health sciences. Whether a student plans to practice in primary care or pursue subspecialty training, the educational program at UMMS is designed to develop the foundational competencies required of all physicians.

Graduation

Our curriculum emphasizes early patient care exposures from the first weeks of medical school, strong clinical skill development in communications, clinical problem solving and professionalism, student activism in community service and advocacy and lifelong learning skills. Our courses and clerkships are continuously being enhanced and renewed to keep pace with the rapidly changing science of medicine, the evolving standards of professional medical practice, and state of the art educational methods and technologies necessary for teaching and learning in the information age.

MD/PhD Program

The expected outcome is to train physician scientists who will make significant contributions to health care and who will become the leaders of academic medicine. Additional Info