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Loyola University Chicago MD/PhD Program
Stritch School of Medicine
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Stritch - MD/PhD Program

Training Tomorrow’s Physician-Scientist Leaders.

Welcome! A Message from the Director.

The Loyola MD/PhD Program incorporates superb medical and graduate education with high impact scientific research in translational and basic science disciplines. We tailor this integrated educational program to meet the goals of each physician-scientist-in-training. In addition to developing compassionate and skilled physicians and researchers, Loyola encourages its trainees to engage with local and global communities through service experiences. Positioned at the nexus of scientific research and clinical education, the Stritch MD/PhD program integrates creative approaches to multi-disciplinary graduate and medical training while promoting a strong academic and supportive community. Graduates of this program are well-positioned to become leaders in their academic medical and research specialties.

Explore this site to learn about admissions, our alumni, research, academic timelines, and clinical and basic science departments on the Health Sciences Campus. Learn about Loyola’s academic medicine partner, Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health. We look forward to hearing from you.

Sam J. Marzo, MD
Director, MD/PhD Program

Learn About Our Alumni

Program alumni match into very competitive residencies as they pursue their goals.

Meet Our Alumni

Discover Our Research

Learn about research published in various journals by these physician-scientists-in-training.

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