PhD Admissions

Interview Day

Interview Day

Interview day takes place at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research in Manhasset, NY. Prior to the interview, applicants will be sent an email with the itinerary and start time. Paid parking is available behind the building.

The day begins with a group meeting with the director of the training program, followed by individual interviews with faculty and an opportunity to meet with current students.

The interview invitation, confirmation, and directions will be sent to applicants from the program coordinator.

Selection Criteria

Selection criteria include academic credentials; character traits including honesty, integrity, leadership, team work, maturity, creativity and self-direction; experiences in health sciences research; career objectives; and ability to make a positive contribution to society, the profession, the discipline, and the School of Medicine.

For additional information about the Non-Academic Standards for PhD students please see our Policy on Essential Capacities for Matriculation, Advancement, and Graduation for PhD Students.