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Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

MD/PHD Program Admissions Home

Interview Day

Our MD/PhD interview day is organized to introduce you to both the opportunities at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.  Interview Day begins at 8 a.m. and ends after 4:30 p.m. 
Every interviewee has two formal one-on-one interviews with members of our faculty in the morning. Following interviews, applicants hear from a variety of representatives from our school, see videos about Northwell Health, and tour with medical students. Applicants have lunch with first and second year MD/PhD students. After lunch, applicants travel to the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, where they meet with 2-3 researchers (based on their area of research interest) and tour the research facilities. Applicants also have the opportunity to meet current MD/PhD students during their visit at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.

We encourage applicants to learn more about our hands-on curriculum prior to your interview day.

Directions: Please come to the School of Medicine building on Hofstra's campus in the morning. After turning right onto Hofstra Boulevard off Hempstead Turnpike, you will see the University Club on your right. Drive past the first parking lot, then turn right onto Northern Boulevard, and turn right into the first driveway. If the security gate is down, press the button. Otherwise, drive through and park in our lot in front of our building. Parking is free.

View Hofstra University Club and School of Medicine in a larger map

Transportation: If you will be taking the LIRR the morning of your interview, please view Hofstra's shuttle service at If you take the Hofstra shuttle to the School of Medicine, ask the driver to drop you off at the School of Medicine.

You can print out a campus map at

The School of Medicine address is:
500 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

If you will be taking the LIRR after your Interview Day, we will provide a shuttle to the Hempstead or Mineola train stations. Please bring your luggage with you to the SOM if you wish to take our shuttle to the train station.

Accommodations: For those needing accommodations, the nearest hotel to campus is the Long Island Marriot Hotel & Conference Center.

Photo: Prior to your interview day, we ask that you log into your Hofstra Portal to upload a photograph of yourself, saved as a JPEG. The upload function should appear on the main page. Please save your picture as your AMCAS ID only (Example: 12345678.jpg).