MD/PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in the Growth, Development and Disabilities Training Program Program By University of Chicago |Top Universities

MD/PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in the Growth, Development and Disabilities Training Program

MD/PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in the Growth, Development and Disabilities Training Program

  • Study Level PHD
  • Duration 24 months
  • Start date Jan-2000

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The Growth, Development and Disabilities Training Program (GDDTP) is a unique opportunity available to Pritzker School of Medicine students who decide to pursue an advanced PhD degree after they have started medical school. The program began over 50 years ago and in 2003 received the first NICHD Mentor Award for Excellence in Research Training. Federally funded by the National Institutes of Health, the program does require U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status. Research Opportunities All eighteen of the current PhD degree-granting divisions and committees in The Division of Biological Sciences, as well as some in other Divisions, are available to trainees. Students must meet the specific entrance and degree requirements of their chosen PhD degree program.