Akua Sarfo, a student in the MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program at Penn State College of Medicine, is seen in a College laboratory in April 2017. Sarfo is pictured looking at the camera, standing in front of a microscope while wearing a white lab coat. She is surrounded by other laboratory equipment.

MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program

MD/PhD Program Retreats

MD/PhD retreats are designed to help give students and participating faculty increased resiliency and leadership skills.

Three MD/PhD retreats (fall, winter and spring) engage experts in these areas who will lead interactive sessions that offer practical training in skills, strategies and insights to help develop resiliency and create a culture of well-being and caring.

Save the date - Virtual Fall 2020 retreat

On Nov. 7-8, the MD/PhD retreat will be holding a virtual retreat. More details will follow.

Spring 2020 retreat canceled - will be rescheduled

The event scheduled for April 4 and 5, 2020, has been canceled for those dates. It will be rescheduled, and new dates will be posted here when available.

Students should contact the program at MSTP@pennstatehealth.psu.edu with questions.

Registration is required for these events. Current students and interested faculty should click each event listed here for details and to register.