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  • Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health

    Our four-year regional medical campus offers medical students an immersive learning experience with outstanding clinical training at Tower Health’s Reading Hospital.

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  • Collaborative MD Program

    Our faculty is concerned first and foremost with teaching and helping our students. We are committed to preparing physician healers — doctors who practice the art as well as the science and skill of medicine.

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  • Our Commitment to Diversity

    Recruiting and supporting a faculty, professional staff and student body from all walks of life enhances the academic experience for all, and creates better doctors and health care professionals.

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  • A History of Innovation

    Drexel University College of Medicine's education of women and minorities was considered innovative in the 1800s. Today, our innovation includes exploring technological advances in medicine, while remembering that behind each disease is a person who deserves compassion and respect.

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Watching a graduate student use a laboratory instrument at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies

The Graduate School's academic programs emphasize real-world experience. Our students are mentored by and work in partnership with world-renowned faculty, and our programs leverage the strength of the College of Medicine and the Drexel colleges of Engineering, Arts and Sciences, Dornsife School of Public Health, Close School of Entrepreneurship, Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, and LeBow College of Business.

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St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership of Drexel University and Tower Health, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and around the world.

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Why Choose Drexel University College of Medicine?

Camille Giraud, 2nd Year Medical Student

Meet Our Medical Students

The College of Medicine's MD program gives students an opportunity to grow as individuals by supporting their endeavors and encouraging them to make a difference.

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Drexel graduate student working in a biomedical research lab, standing next to laboratory equipment.

Research Opportunities

The Office of the Senior Vice Dean for Research serves to support clinical and basic research activities, works with departments and interdisciplinary programs to develop and implement research, facilitates translational research, and promotes mentoring to advance the training of physicians/scientists.

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Drexel PhD student Hemalatha Muralidharan and Peter Baas, PhD

A Window Into Our Culture

The voices gathered here offer a glimpse into a special culture. Our students come to us with exceptional talents, but just as important are the values they bring to their education and to the community. We operate not with our elbows, but with our hearts and minds.

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Your Health. Our Care.

Drexel Medicine, 219 North Broad Street

Drexel Medicine, the clinical practice group of the College of Medicine, fulfills its missions of exceptional, compassionate patient care, medical education and research. Drexel Medicine is committed to care for the health of our community and students. Learn more at drexelmedicine.org.

Black Lives Matter

We condemn violence against Black people, and we stand in opposition to racism, prejudice and hatred. We are committed to antiracism and we are taking direct, ongoing steps to foster an environment of opportunity for everyone. Learn more.

COVID-19 Resources

The College of Medicine is taking measures to maintain community health and safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19 at our campuses. Learn more: visit our COVID-19 response page for information specific to College of Medicine programs. Drexel University has the latest information here: https://drexel.edu/coronavirus/.

News & Events

Drexel Lyme Disease Diagnostic Gets a Boost from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Nearly half a million people become infected with Lyme disease in the United States each year — a number expected to grow as climate change expands the range of the ticks that carry it. But despite its status as the country’s most common vector-borne disease, there is still no reliable way to detect the infection in its early stages — when treatment is most effective.

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Q+A: Why Do Vaccines Work More In Some People Than in Others?

The breathtaking pace of development for COVID-19 vaccines showed what was possible with enough resources. Subsequent development of the vaccines is a reminder that viruses are a moving target that is ever-changing. Vaccines for COVID-19, malaria, the flu, and many other diseases must constantly adapt to these changes to protect recipients from disease. But how can researchers anticipate which participants in a clinical trial will gain immunity days after they get a dose of a vaccine?

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