MD/PhD Program

The Loyola MD/PhD program incorporates superb medical and graduate education with high impact scientific research in both translational and basic science disciplines. Our integrated educational program is designed to be individualized and tailored to meet the professional goals of each student. In addition to the scholarly development of compassionate and highly proficient clinical skills and research accomplishments, students are encouraged in their exploration of community service opportunities and perspectives on global health. Positioned at the nexus of scientific research and clinical education at SSOM, the MD/PhD program integrates creative approaches to multidisciplinary graduate and medical training while promoting a strong academic and social community. Graduates of the combined MD/PhD program are well-positioned to become leaders in their chosen academic medical and research specialties.

Our downloadable brochure describes our MD/PhD program in greater detail and provide information regarding admission to the Stritch School of Medicine, as well as requirements for matriculation into the MD/PhD program.

Please visit the MD/PhD Program website to learn more.


Charles Hemenway, MD, PhD
Director of MD/PhD Program
Ronald McDonald House Charities Endowed Professor, Pediatric Oncology