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MD/PhD Program Benefits

MD/PhD candidates at NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s Vilcek Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences are eligible for tuition remission, academic stipend, travel grants, health insurance, and paid vacation.

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Health Insurance and Emergency Treatment for MD/PhD Candidates

NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides MD/PhD candidates with medical benefits, including health insurance provided by UnitedHealthcare®. We also provide an optional dental plan through Cigna® HMO and an optional vision plan through UnitedHealthcare®. Your coverage begins on September 1 and is renewed by calendar year.

Medical Student Health and Wellness Services

If you need to see a primary care provider, you can visit NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s Student Health Service, located at 334 East 25th Street, suite 103, or an in-network UnitedHealthcare®provider. Clinicians at our health and wellness services can also assist you with referrals and finding in-network providers.

There is no need to make an appointment, and no referral is needed. There is no charge for care provided.