Leadership Welcome

David Hinton, MD

David Hinton, MD
Co-Director of MD-PhD Program

David Hinton, MD, Co-Director of MD-PhD Program
Welcome to the USC-Caltech MD-PhD Program! We aspire to advance the next generation of leaders in academic medicine and biomedical research through rigorous training, and personalized attention to the educational needs of our students. The outstanding clinical education provided by the Keck School of Medicine is complemented by the broad range of superb graduate programs in medical science and engineering available at the University of Southern California and the California Institute of Technology. Innovative, fundamental discoveries made by caring and compassionate physicians have the opportunity to transform medical care. Dr. Davis and I invite you to join us on this exciting adventure.
Mark E. Davis, MD

Mark E. Davis, PhD
Co-Director of MD-PhD Program

Mark E. Davis, PhD, Co-Director of MD-PhD Program
Welcome! We are living in an exciting time for medical science and engineering. Medicine is being transformed from descriptive science and art to quantitative, mechanistic understandings of function, primarily because of the molecular-level elucidation of biology. This transition fuels vast opportunities for MD-PhD’s. The USC-Caltech MD-PhD program is designed to launch your career in medical science and engineering. Dr. Hinton and I strive to provide each member of the program personalized mentorship from the moment you arrive. We look forward to working with you to realize your goals.