Brown Page Content 1MPH/Doctor of MedicineThe MD/MPH joint degree program is designed to train physicians with the knowledge and skills needed to recognize, analyze and address health problems at a population-level. Students learn to identify the social, economic, environmental and cultural determinants of health, and they prepare to apply evidence-based approaches to disease prevention, health promotion and health policy.Available exclusively to current Washington University School of Medicine students pursuing their Doctor of Medicine degree, students in this joint-degree program earn a Master of Public Health degree with 41 credits from the Brown School in one additional year of study.MD/MPH Application InformationMD/MPH joint-degree program is available only to current third-year Washington University School of Medicine students. Students wishing to add the MPH must apply through SOPHAS Express, which provides an abbreviated application process. Read more about the SOPHAS Express application process. MD/MPH Application RequirementsYou will be required to submit the following materials:Comprehensive Resume or Curriculum VitaePersonal StatementTranscriptsStandardized Test Score (e.g. MCAT)Letter of Recommendation from a School of Medicine faculty memberApplication Fee A detailed description of each application requirement is available in the SOPHAS Express portal. MD/MPH Application Timeline Students apply to the MPH program during their third year in the MD Program (Gateway Phase 2). Mid-August: The MPH application opens on SOPHAS Express December 1: Deadline to submit MPH Application February 1: Applicants notified of admissions/scholarship decision April 1: Deadline to confirm intent to enroll and submit non-refundable tuition deposit Learn more about the MPH program and application.