PHD
Programs in Biomedical Sciences


As a PIBS student, you are able to explore all of our 14 programs through research rotations during your first year. In order to remain flexible, communicate with advisors from all possible programs of interest early and often. PIBS students have a unique identity. You are members of both the Medical School and Rackham Graduate School. It is important that you familiarize yourself with UMMS through PIBS, as well as with Rackham, which provides many additional resources for graduate students across campus.

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Joining a student organization?

Student organizations are a great place to meet other people, get involved, and serve the community. View information about our student organizations here.

Career & Professional Development one-on-one advising, events, or resources?

The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies has a Career & Professional Development team that is here to help our graduate, postdoctoral, and postbaccalaureate communities. Visit their page to learn more.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion information and opportunities?

PIBS students come from all over the world, bringing with them a set of talents, achievements, and perspectives that help nurture a supportive and open academic space. Visit the Diversity, Equity, and Inlcusion page for information on DEI events, resources, and more.