Ways to Get an MD+

Traditional MD Program

The school creates a strong environment where students make an impact as they prepare for a future in which scientific knowledge, societal values, and human needs are ever-changing.

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Dual Degree Programs

Our footprint on a large University campus coupled with the relationships that have been built across the other professional schools and research departments allow us to provide a range of articulate and concurrent degree programs.


The Charles R. Drew/UCLA Medical Education Program fosters the development of leaders who will advance medical practice and knowledge in underserved areas in the United States and abroad. 

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PRIME-LA is a dual degree program focusing on the development of leaders in medicine who will improve health care delivery, research, and policy in underserved communities.

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The UCLA-Caltech Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) is dedicated to educating and training exceptionally qualified individuals for careers in the biomedical and socio-medical sciences.

Learn More About MSTP

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program

The School of Dentistry Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, in conjunction with DGSOM, offers a six-year training program that leads to a MD degree and a certificate of specialization.

Learn More at the UCLA School of Dentistry


Concurrent and Articulated Degree Programs

DGSOM students who are in good academic/professional standing and have successfully completed their required core clerkships may pursue the Master of Business Administration, Public Policy, or Public Health as part of the UCLA dual degree programs. 

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Graduation Competencies and Program Requirements

What we aspire our graduates to be, our competencies.

Medical Student Handbook

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Global Health Program

Transformative global experiences that will shape your practice and stay with you for life.

Global Health Program