Training and Education

The Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at New York University School of Medicine is a division of New York University's Graduate School of the Arts and Sciences. It offers interdisciplinary training programs in the basic medical sciences, leading to the Ph.D. degree. Students of the Sackler Institute can choose to conduct their predoctoral work in the laboratories of more than 180 faculty members at the NYU Langone Medical Center. View a complete list of training programs under the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences umbrella.
The Medical Scientist Training Program at the New York University School of Medicine was established in 1964 with support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and has a long history of distinction. It provides a select group of aspiring medical scientists with the broad biomedical and clinical education of the physician with rigorous research training in a specific basic science discipline. As a result of their combined training, graduates of this program are prepared to make significant contributions to the advancement of biomedical research and assume positions of leadership as physician-scientists.
A limited number of summer research fellowships will be available for First Year medical students to work in Cell Biology/Skirball Institute laboratories. Students will choose from faculty who have openings for the summer.  Click here for more information