The profession of medicine has entered a challenging and exciting period as the health care system undergoes revolutionary refocus and reorganization. There is increased need for leaders who can use powerful, newly developed technical and conceptual tools to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness. One of the most effective ways to provide leadership on these issues and to advance our knowledge of health care and the human condition is through the MD-PhD Program. The MD-PhD Program combines systematic and rigorous research preparation (the PhD degree) with excellent clinical education emphasizing the societal aspects of medicine (the MD degree).The MD-PhD Program at Dartmouth permits students to achieve the full potential of both degrees in an efficient and effective manner while gaining an understanding of the health care system as a whole. The key to developing outstanding physician-scientists is a program that explicitly provides the support and guidance needed by students who pursue these two rigorous curricula. The Dartmouth program provides flexibility to allow each student to meet her/his individual needs and to take advantage of the strengths of an institution with a long history of academic excellence.
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Students may pursue their doctorate in the following programs:
Molecular and Cellular Biology Program (MCB)
Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine (PEMM)
Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (QBS)
Psychological and Brain Science (PBS)
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.65 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
A complete set of financial aid applications and a detailed description of our financial aid policies and procedures will be provided during the admissions interview. It is important to apply as soon as possible after January 1, since awards are made beginning March 15 and cannot be processed until all applications and supporting materials have been submitted. If this includes tax returns for you or one or more of your parents, filing an early tax return is beneficial.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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