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MD Program

M.D. Program

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s curriculum, known as Curriculum 2.0, is centered on the core sciences and designed to launch our students into a lifelong learning process that will extend well beyond their time on campus. It also emphasizes the importance of cultural understanding, excellent communication skills, and a focus on student well-being. Vanderbilt graduates are positioned to assume leadership roles in shaping the future of medicine.

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Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D. / Ph.D.)

The Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) is based on solid clinical and research training and is designed to foster the development of independent scientific careers. Students are provided with an integrated curriculum comprising a strong core education in medicine and intensive training in scientific inquiry. Successful completion of the program leads to both the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees.

Medical Scientist Training Program
Prospective Students

Medical Innovators Development Program

The Medical Innovators Development Program (MIDP) is a four-year training program tailored for students interested in medical innovation and entrepreneurship. The purpose is to translate discoveries in technologies like imaging, informatics and systems design, and/or medical devices into valuable innovation that will improve the lives of patients. Students experience the unique Vanderbilt M.D. Curriculum 2.0 while working with clinical faculty and industry leaders on innovative, patient-centered problem solving.

Medical Innovators Development Program


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery M.D. Program

The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery M.D. Program allows qualified individuals to complete an M.D. in three years and thereafter progress directly into the VUMC OMS residency. Our OMS-MD curriculum allows trainees to meet graduation requirements for the doctor of medicine at the end of three years. During the last three of six years in the OMS-MD program, the trainees continue full time in the VUMC OMS residency program.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery M.D. Program
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry