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How to Apply

2021-2022 Admission Dates

ApplicationDate
AMCAS Application Open for EditingMay 3, 2021
AMCAS Application Deadline October 15, 2021
(Our AMCAS deadline for each
application cycle is mid-October)
MSTP Secondary Application DeadlineOctober 31, 2021
Interview Weekends 2021-20225 interview dates between October 2021 and February 2022
Second VisitApril 2022

Eligibility

Fees

  • There is no secondary application fee for applicants who apply to the MD/PhD program ONLY.
  • For applicants applying to BOTH the MD/PhD and MD programs, an application fee is charged unless you are eligible for the FAP through AAMC. If you were not approved for the AAMC FAP, you may still request to have your UCCOM Secondary Application fee waived. To request a fee waiver, email MDAdmissions@uc.edu

Letters of Recommendation

  • The MD/PhD program requires a minimum of one (1) packet from your pre-professional committee or three (3) letters from individuals who can properly evaluate you.
  • At least one (1) letter should come from an individual(s) who served as a research mentor or advisory capacity in research.
  • A maximum of 5 letters may be sent.

Fellowship Opportunities

There are two special fellowships for which applicants can be considered.  Interested applicants should apply after they are accepted to the program.

  1. Jeffrey A. Whitsett Physician-Scientist Training Fellowship: This outstanding applicant with a declared interest in pediatrics and pediatric research will perform his/her PhD training in the Molecular & Developmental Biology Graduate Program.  Applicants must apply to be considered for this fellowship: Whitsett Fellowship Application
  2. Albert B. Sabin Physician-Scientist Training Fellowship: This unique fellowship is awarded by the Immunology Graduate Program to a MSTP applicant with a demonstrated strong interest and commitment to research in immunology or related areas. Applicants must apply to be considered for this fellowship:  Sabin Fellowship Application

Transfer Applicants

From MD:
Current M1 & M2 students at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine are eligible to apply to join the Cincinnati MSTP. This is an internal application process. Interested M2s should email mstp@uc.edu to request an application. Transfer applications will be accepted July 1st - November 15th. Please note that internal applicants will be placed in the same pool as applicants not currently enrolled in the UC College of Medicine.

For additional information contact:
Medical Scientist Training Program
mstp@uc.edu

Past Fellows

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2014 Whitsett Fellow,Michael Petrany, and Dr. Jeffrey Whitsett, Co-Director, Perinatal Institute, Chief, Section of Neonatology, Perinatal and Pulmonary Biology at Cincinnati Children’s, and Professor in the UC Department of Pediatrics. 

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2015 Whitsett Fellow, Akaljot Singh, with Dr. Jeffrey Whitsett, Co-Director, Perinatal Institute, Chief, Section of Neonatology, Perinatal and Pulmonary Biology at Cincinnati Children’s, and Professor in the UC Department of Pediatrics. 

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2017 Sabin Fellow, Amy Rossi, with Dr. David Hildeman, Director, Immunology Graduate Program at Cincinnati Children's and Professor in the UC Department of Pediatrics.

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2017 Whitsett Fellow, Courtney Linne, with Dr. Jeffrey Whitsett, Co-Director, Perinatal Institute, Chief, Section of Neonatology, Perinatal and Pulmonary Biology at Cincinnati Children’s, and Professor in the UC Department of Pediatrics. 

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2018 Sabin Fellow,Jake Stevens, with Dr. David Hildeman, Director, Immunology Graduate Program at Cincinnati Children's and Professor in the UC Department of Pediatrics.

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2019 Whitsett Fellows, Alyssa Solano and Edward Farrow, with Dr. Jeffrey Whitsett, Co-Director, Perinatal Institute, Chief, Section of Neonatology, Perinatal and Pulmonary Biology at Cincinnati Children’s, and Professor in the UC Department of Pediatrics.

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2019 Sabin Fellow,Keisuke Sawada, with Dr. David Hildeman, Director, Immunology Graduate Program at Cincinnati Children's and Professor in the UC Department of Pediatrics.

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Contact Us

Medical Scientist
Training Program

Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
PO Box 670552
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0552

Mail Location: 0552
Email: mstp@uc.edu