McMaster offers an integrated MD/PhD program for up to three students each year. These students will demonstrate academic excellence and a strong motivation to pursue research as a major component of their future medical career.
You will be admitted to the Faculty of Health Sciences MD/PhD program with PhD studies in one of the following graduate programs affiliated with the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University. These include: Medical Sciences, Biochemistry, Health Research Methodology, Neurosciences, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Biology or Health Policy.
To apply to this program, you must submit a separate application in addition to the OMSAS application. To gain admission, you must be acceptable to both the MD program at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine and one of the PhD programs listed above, offered through the School of Graduate Studies. Additional information and program application (due November 1st of the year of application) can be found at here or from the Office of Graduate Studies (Health Sciences), McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, MDCL 2235, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton ON L8S 4K1.