"MD-PhD: Is It Right For Me?" Panel TOMORROW
Join us for an MD-PhD breakout session during the Recruitment Fair for all students interested in
this career path.
Title: "MD-PhD: Is It Right For Me?"
Where: Grand Ballroom Lounge, Stamp Student Union
Dr. Terry B. Rogers,
Director, Medical Scientist (MD-PhD) Training Program (MSTP)
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Dr. Bert Shapiro
Program Administrator, Medical Scientist Training Programs
National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH
Ms. Sharon Welling
Director of Finance & Administration
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Description: This session provides information for students considering pursuit of the MD-PhD
degree pathway of the Physician Scientist. The goal of the session is to demystify the MD-PhD
pathway and provide insight for pursuing the dual-degree. A short presentation will describe
features of MD-PhD training, alumni careers, and detailed logistics of the application process.
After the presentation, a panel of seasoned MD-PhD Program Directors and Administrators will
address questions from the audience and be available for one-on-one interactions. This session is
organized by the Communication Committee for MD-PhD Programs of the GREAT Group of the
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).