Georgetown University offers two biomedical dual degree programs, providing talented students with the opportunity to earn both a medical degree and a master's or doctoral degree.


The MD/PhD program is designed for students who are interested in a career conducting medically-related research. Students in the program spend the first two years in medical school, while completing research rotations over the summer. Years 3-6 of the program are generally spent performing PhD research in one of many laboratories on the Georgetown campus under the auspices of one of our biomedical PhD programs. These programs include (but are not limited to):

For more information about the MD/PhD program and how to apply, please visit the MD/PhD Program website.

MD/MS in Systems Medicine

Offered jointly through the School of Medicine, the MD/MS in Systems Medicine is designed for current Georgetown medical students interested in taking a leadership role in bringing systems medicine into biomedical science and clinical practice, and setting the stage for bridging research and clinical care. For more information, please contact Dr. Sona Vasudevan, program director of the MD/MS in Systems Medicine.