The graduate program is supported by faculty from general medicine, neonatology, psychotherapy, pharmaceutical biology, molecular biology, social sciences, cultural anthropology, history, philosophy, ethics, German studies and American studies.
In the second period, the GRK supports 12 PhD students and their research projects with full scholarships. The students' offices are located in the Institute for the History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine and on the main campus (Institute of Pharmacy and Biochemistry).
Several internationally renown scholars are associated with the GRK.
The members of the GRK are supported by a coordinator and a postdoctoral researcher.