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The five-month Discovery Phase of the medical curriculum provides you with the opportunity to conduct a hypothesis-driven research project while working closely with a faculty mentor.

The Emory MD/PhD Program combines rigorous preparation in clinical medicine in the School of Medicine with interdisciplinary training in the basic and social sciences in Emory’s Laney Graduate School. The Emory physician-scientist program provides the training necessary for exceptional students interested in becoming the next leaders in both clinical academic medicine and biomedical research.

The Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Emory University includes more than 400 students enrolled in eight interdisciplinary PhD programs. The division provides you with the opportunity to work with world-renowned researchers on the Emory campus or at nearby partner institutions.

Each year several hundred postdoctoral fellow positions become available at Emory University School of Medicine. The Office of Postdoctoral Education offers information for prospective postdocs, including information on the FIRST program (Fellowship in Research and Science Teaching) and NIH T32 Training Grants for both predoctoral and postdoctoral training.

The Research Education program of the Georgia CTSA focuses on long-term didactic and mentored clinical and translational research training through a variety of initiatives. The program provides clinical and translational research training opportunities including the Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) degree, KL2 for junior faculty, TL1 for predoctoral (PhD, MD, and PharmD students) and postdoctoral (residents/clinical fellows), and a Certificate Program in Translational Research.