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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Our graduate research programs offer unparalleled training opportunities at every stage of a student's career, preparing them to serve as scientists in clinical settings and teaching best practices in value-based healthcare delivery. Every trainee is surrounded by research and clinical mentors, working within leading-edge centers of excellence using next-generation technology and equipment. Cedars-Sinai dedicates substantial resources every year to maintaining a high-level of activity and successful outcomes from our graduate research education programs.

The Office of the GRE Registrar

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Academic Calendar


  • Summer Trimester: May 1–Aug. 18, 2023
  • Fall Trimester: Aug. 28–Dec. 15, 2023
  • Winter Trimester: Jan. 2–Apr. 19, 2024
  • Summer Trimester: Apr. 29–Aug. 16, 2024
  • Fall Trimester: Aug. 26–Dec. 13, 2024
  • Winter Trimester: Jan. 6–Apr. 25, 2025
  • Summer Trimester: May 5–Aug. 22, 2025

Holidays and Breaks

  • Labor Day: Sept. 04, 2023
  • Thanksgiving holiday: Nov. 23–24, 2023
  • Winter break: Dec. 18–29, 2023
  • New Years: Jan. 01, 2024
  • Spring break: Apr. 22–26, 2024
  • Memorial Day: May 27, 2024
  • Independence Day: July 04, 2024
  • Summer break: Aug, 19–23, 2024
  • Labor Day: Sept. 02, 2024
  • Thanksgiving holiday: Nov. 28–29, 2024
  • Winter break: Dec. 16–Jan. 3, 2025
  • New Years: Jan. 01, 2025
  • Spring break: Apr. 28–May 2, 2025
  • Summer break: Aug. 25–29, 2025

PhD Program

This program provides opportunities to focus on the translation of scientific discoveries into the application of therapies, treatments and cures, conducted in one of the leading medical centers in the country. It merges scientific and translational medicine curricula with mentoring to provide a broad exposure to clinical medicine.

Two researchers looking at electronic medical record

This new program offers rigorous training in artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms and methods, with a specific focus on analyzing clinical data to enhance patient care.

Cedars-Sinai's PhD in Health AI is pending WSCUC accreditation.

Preparing graduates for a successful career in emerging healthcare fields, including digital health science, mobile health, big data analytics, and performance improvement.

Training students in the fundamental and translational aspects of advanced magnetic resonance imaging through focused rotations and scientific coursework.

Message from the Dean

We aim to educate the next generation of leaders in science and research through our outstanding educational programs.

Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, FRCP, MACP

Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs
Dean of the Medical Faculty
Helene A. and Philip E. Hixon Distinguished Chair in Investigative Medicine

Important Statement and Notice of Accreditation

Please read our Accreditation Statement from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and our Statement of Academic Freedom.

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