School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

An Extraordinary Educational Opportunity.

Combining outstanding scientific training with state-of-the-art clinical medicine.

About the Program

The MD/PhD program at the Wayne State University School of Medicine is aimed at a few highly motivated individuals! Our program combines outstanding scientific training with state-of-the-art clinical medicine to train individuals as physician-scientists, excelling in careers in research and education. Our program is uniquely structured to integrate clinical and scientific experiences through all years of training.
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Student Achievements

Welcome to our new matriculants for the 2014-2015 year:
  • Aamod Dekhne
  • John Rotondo
  • Donovan Watza
  • Alexander Yang

Congratulations to our 2014 MD/PhD program graduates!

Olga Astapova: Internal Medicine, Strong Memorial, Rochester, NY
Douglas Atchison: Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI
David Bissig: Neurology, University of California, Davis, CA
Jessin John: Neurosurgery, Henry Ford Health Systems, Detroit, MI
Jeffrey Szymanski: Pathology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO


Students Returning to Medical School training (YR 3).

Alyssa Bottrell
John. T. Caldwell, Jr.
Levent Sipahi


Congratulations to the following students who have been granted national awards or fellowships.

  • Cale Streeter, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Fellowship 2014
    Stephen Dzul, AHA MWA Summer 2013 Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Jesse Veenstra, NIH F30 Individual Fellowship award 2010
  • Nicholas Mischel, NIH F30 Individual Fellowship award 2010
  • Alyssa Bottrell, Department of Defense Fellowship award

Congratulations to Eric Kim on his first author publication.


Congratulations to Erik Brown, awarded the 2012 Asselin Award from the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences for his First-Author paper!