Graduate School of Medical Sciences
A partnership with the Sloan Kettering Institute

Eligibility and Selection

To be eligible for Weill Cornell IMSD, you must be:

  • An incoming 1st year PhD student at Weill Cornell Graduate School
  • Able to commit to a summer rotation and the Early Start Program (start date July 5th, 2023)
  • A United States Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • A member of anĀ NIH Historically Underrepresented GroupsĀ (please the link for more details)

Eligible WCGS PhD students complete a short application to be considered for selection by the IMSD Admissions Committee composed of program leadership and graduate program directors. Applications are sent to accepted students with a deadline of April 16th. Four students are selected as IMSD fellows each year. Students are admitted to the IMSD program on the basis of their future potential for success in the program as evidenced by their IMSD and graduate school application and interviews.

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