Medicine and Public Health

Degree Types: MD/MPH

The combined MD/MPH degree is available to incoming medical students in the Feinberg School of Medicine. Students in the combined degree program can earn both the MD and MPH degrees in four years.

The program is designed for students seeking:

  • A broad perspective on the definition of health, highlighting the concepts of prevention, health promotion, health care organization and delivery, and population-based research and intervention.
  • An interdisciplinary public health knowledge base derived from biomedical and social scientific theories and empiric evidence.
  • The quantitative, educational, organizational, and practical skills for success in future public health practice, teaching, and/or research endeavors.

See Medicine and Public Health Degree Requirements for specific classes and procedures needed to complete this program.