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  • Introducing Our Tower Health Campus

    In 2021, Reading Hospital-Tower Health will become a 4-year regional campus of the College of Medicine and will begin training first-year medical students.

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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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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 Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area.

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Why Choose Drexel University College of Medicine?

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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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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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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.

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Return to Campus & COVID-19 Safety and Resources

The College of Medicine is taking measures to maintain community health and safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19 as our campuses plan to reopen.

Learn more about what a return to campus will look like for the larger Drexel University community and
visit our COVID-19 response page for information specific to College of Medicine programs.

News & Events

First Annual Women’s Leadership Summit Tackles the Challenges of COVID-19, Racism

The Women in Medicine and Science Committee (WIMSC) was months away from holding its inaugural Women’s Leadership Summit, a discussion of gender equity in medicine and science, when restrictions took affect across the United States to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. By the time the first annual iteration of the event began on Friday, Dec. 11, the pandemic had impacted not only the timing and format of the conference, but also its focus – and organizers say that latter change was one for the better.

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Resiliency, Mentorship and $10 Million in Grants: Drexel Neurobiology & Anatomy in 2020

“I don’t count years. I count experiences.” That’s what Itzhak Fischer, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy in Drexel University’s College of Medicine, said about being part of Drexel and its predecessor medical institutions since 1991, and department chair for 21 years. So, there have been plenty of experiences to count, but none that could ever compare to what happened in 2020.

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