Four Pillars of the MD/ PhD Program

In order to develop well-rounded, academically prepared physician-scientists, the University System of Georgia MD/PhD Program is continuously monitoring best practices, seeking feedback from students, and instituting new programs to provide a holistic education experience and prepare students for successful careers.








Early exposure to patients and world-renowned scientists help develop exceptional scientific and clinical skills as well as broaden your outlook   Augusta University strives to create a strong sense of community. Numerous opportunities are provided to build relationships with faculty, researchers, and peers.   Activities are designed to help develop the leadership skills needed to excel in your chosen career, build lasting relationships, and move into the scientific vanguard.  

Students plan and execute an annual community service project. 


To learn more or arrange a visit, email the University System of Georgia MD/PhD Program at