Medical Scientist Training Program

    UC San Diego Medical Teaching Facility

    Preparing Students to be


    The MSTP at UC San Diego is an inter-institutional collaboration that combines clinical training under the auspices of the UCSD School of Medicine with research training from a number of world-renowned research institutions including UCSD, The Scripps Research Institute, the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, and the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and ImmunologyLearn more>


    The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship is an 8 week program for undergraduate students from underrepresented groups in the Biomedical Sciences

    Program applications are now closed.

    About the Program

    Our Program emphasizes the physician-scientist in all phases of a student’s career. With 75 students currently in our Program, we aim to tailor the research and clinical experience to each student’s interests and needs.

    Learn about the MSTP curriculum



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