Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)


Graduates from the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) have historically gone onto great medical and academic careers.

Of the 413 MSTP graduates who have completed postgraduate training, 74% are engaged in biomedical research and academic medicine. They hold faculty appointments at 83 medical schools, academic medical centers, NIH and the FDA. Others hold positions at 28 pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Collectively, the graduates have published >19,000 papers, for an average of ~47 publications/graduate. In addition, they hold over 260 patents. Thus, by a variety of measures they have gone on to highly successful careers.

Life after the MSTP at Einstein begins with residency for most graduates. Check out where MSTP students at Einstein have matched.  

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2023 Alumni Awards and Honors

Congratulations to Elizabeth M. McNally, M.D., Ph.D. ’90, who has been elected editor of the Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI), a leading peer-reviewed medical journal aimed at defining disease pathways and treatments. She is the first woman to hold the title of editor in the journal’s nearly 100-year history. Her five-year term began March 1, 2022. Dr. McNally directs the Center for Genetic Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, where she studies inherited disorders that affect cardiac and skeletal muscle function. She also received Einstein’s 2023 Dominick P. Purpura Distinguished Alumna Award.

Congratulations to Evanthia T. Roussos Torres, M.D., Ph.D. ’12 who received Einstein’s 2023 Rising Star - Scientific Investigator Award, which recognizes a graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences as an outstanding investigator in the early career stage with accomplishments in the field of biomedical research.

2022 Alumni Awards and Honors

Ruth Muschel, M.D., Ph.D. ’78, was the featured speaker at Einstein’s annual alumni reunion in May. She is a professor emerita of molecular pathology in the department of oncology at the University of Oxford in England and previously served as the deputy director of the Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology. Dr. Muschel’s research has focused on cancer metastasis and tumor response to therapy, including radiation therapy. During her talk in Robbins Auditorium, she shared insights she gained along her journey from Einstein to Oxford. During commencement on May 25, Dr. Muschel was given the 2022 Distinguished Ph.D. Alumna Award.

Roger Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D. ’00, is the J. Samuel Staub, M.D., Professor of Cancer Biology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. In addition to running his own research group, he is the inaugural director of the Penn Center for Genome Integrity and the scientific director of the Basser Center for BRCA. Dr. Greenberg’s laboratory investigates basic mechanisms of genome integrity maintenance and their impact on cancer etiology and response to therapy. This year he received the William L. Gerald Award from Memorial Sloan Kettering for research that has provided novel insights into cancer biology.