FAQs

Q: How do I apply to the MD-ScM program on my AMCAS application?

A: When you are completing your AMCAS application, select the "Regular MD" program designation. We will then email the secondary application information to you within the same week we receive your verified AMCAS record. You will choose the MD-ScM program on the secondary.

Q: How do I apply to the MD-ScM program on the secondary application?

A:  On your secondary application, you will select "Yes" when asked if you are interested in applying to the new MD-ScM program. If you select "No" you will be applying to the Regular MD program.

Q: If I apply to the MD-ScM program, will it exclude me from being considered for the Regular MD program?

A: No. In fact, applicants are first offered admission to the Regular MD program. Admissions decisions for the MD-ScM program will occur in March 2015 after the initial admission offer to the Regular MD program has been made.

Q: If I choose to apply to the MD-ScM program, do I have to fill out a different secondary application from the Regular MD program?

A: The secondary application for the Regular MD program and the MD-ScM program are the same for most of the sections, except that MD-ScM applicants complete an additional essay question.

Q: How many openings are there in the MD-ScM program?

A: There are 24 openings available.

Q: What is the interview process for the MD-ScM program?

A: The process is the same as it is for Regular MD applicants. If you are invited to interview, we will send you an email with information on how to schedule your interview date online. You would then come to Alpert Medical School and complete two interviews with members of the Admissions Committee.