Frequently asked questions about the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program, answered
Considering a career in medicine? Applying to medical school can be overwhelming, we want you to have all the answers before and during applying to PHSU St. Louis. Below are a few of the common questions we hear from MD applicants.
MD Program Overview
4 years (166 weeks)
January 31 of the year before the requested admission date
The Medical Education Program at Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU-SOM) is a 4-year program with a duration of 166 weeks. It grants a doctor of medicine degree (MD degree). The Program consists of two years of pre-clinical (basic science) courses in the core disciplines of Gross Anatomy, Histology and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology/Immunology and Neurosciences.